Meelan Elosie Perry

70 year old Meelan Elosie Perry of Lancaster died Tuesday at Cookeville Regional Hospital. She was a retired Dowelltown Post Master, a Christian of the Cookeville Church of the Nazarene, and a member of the DeKalb County Women’s Republican Party. The funeral will be Friday at 1:00 p.m. at the Cookeville Church of the Nazarene. Kevin Thomas will officiate and burial will be in the Gordonsville Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home and Friday from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Josh and Sadie Rice Lindsey and a brother, James Lindsey. Survivors include her husband, Walter Perry of Lancaster. Three sons, Joel and his wife Teresa Perry of Greenbrier, Mark Perry of Florida, and Todd and his wife Teresa Perry of Dowelltown. Four grandchildren, Erin Perry, Josh and Meagan Perry all of Lancaster, Hailey Perry of Dowelltown, and Emily Perry of Greenbrier. One devoted sister, Iney Akins of Alabama and several nieces, nephews, and friends. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Donations may be made to the Cookeville Church of the Nazarene, in lieu of flowers.

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