Beersheba Springs resident and Grundy County native Hershel David Perry Sr., 58, died April 21 at his home after a four-year illness.
A retired trucker for Metal Products Company and a member of Antioch Baptist Church where he served as a deacon, he was the son of the late Isaac and Berthenia King Perry; and was preceded in death by brother, Charles Perry; sister, Gladys King; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Howard and Irene Dodson Butcher; sister-in-law, Nancy Perry; brother-in-law, Frankie “Dump” Scruggs; and Everett Pritchett, Bill Butcher and Jim Butcher.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda Butcher Perry; son and daughter-in-law, David and Tammy Perry of McMinnville; grandchildren, Allison and Chelsea Perry, both of McMinnville; brothers and sisters-in-law, Wayne Perry of Grundy County, Ray and Treva Perry, Lewis and Dean Perry, Willard and Christine Perry, all of Grundy County; sisters, Wilma Elene Scruggs and Beatrice Pritchett, both of McMinnville; sisters-in-law and spouse, Jean and Rance Anderson of Murfreesboro, and Helen Butcher of McMinnville; brothers-in-law and spouses, Willard and Betty Butcher, Bud and Barbara Butcher of McMinnville; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Services will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday at High’s Chapel with Rick Hawkins, Alton Scruggs and Paul Dunlap officiating. Burial will follow at Center Hill Cemetery at Hills Creek. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. today, and 9 a.m. until time of service Saturday at High’s.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) April 22, 2011