Marjorie “Marge” Perry

Marjorie “Marge” Lou Perry, 85, of Waveland, passed away Saturday morning, January 7, 2017 at Saint Elizabeth East in Lafayette, IN. She was born March 13, 1931 in Morton, IN to the late Roy and Martha (Maddox) Detro. On March 20, 1949 in Russellville, she married James H. Perry. Jim passed away November 15, 2010.

Marge attended Bainbridge High School. She was a house wife and a waitress most of her life. She thoroughly enjoyed working and serving at several places in the community, including Turkey Run Inn, Vance’s Café, The Y Palace, Vi’s Bellmore Café, and Brenda’s Kitchen. After retiring she enjoyed being a greeter at Russellville Community Church where she was a member. She would always give anyone a hug. She will be greatly missed.

She is survived by her three children; Yvonne (Mike) Simpson, Waveland, Douglas (Nettie) Perry, Hawaii, Teresa (Mike) Perry Peacock, Russellville, eight grandchildren, and twenty-one great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Jim, one grandchild, one great grandchild, two brothers, and one sister.

Funeral Service will be held at 10:30 AM Friday, January 13th, 2017 at Russellville Community Church, 103 3rd Street, Russellville, IN 46175 with Pastor Alan Small officiating. Burial will follow in Russellville Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family on Thursday, January 12th at the church from 4:00 -8:00 PM. Memorials in Marge’s memory may be made to the Russellville Community Church.

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9 thoughts on “Marjorie “Marge” Perry

  • Ken Cushman

    Your mom was an awesome lady. She always had that great smile and made everyone feel welcome. Marge had great love and pride in her children. She was the best waitress ever. I know she will be missed by all who knew her.

  • Lisa borders

    Doll , your mom was such a hard worker and always had a smile on her face . She will be greatly missed. Prayers to your siblings and the Simpson clan. Love you. Lisa, kyrstin and lane.

  • Janet Dixon

    Von and family,
    So sorry for your loss. Will keep all of you in our prayers. I am sure Jim was so happy to see her again. Take care sweet friend and I pray the Lord will wrap his arms around you and give you some peace and comfort.

  • Cheryl Horrell

    Marge trained me for my first job when I was 16, waitress at Turkey Run Inn. She was a tiny tornado, and I learned so much. She was smart and funny, with a big splash of sass! She will be missed. Prayers to all of you…💟

  • Andy Durham

    When my brother, George and I would be clearing bolders and roots from the newly cleared land at the farm, we would be luncheon guests of Marge and Jim. Marge would fix the biggest bowl of mashed potatoes in the county along with other wonderful delights. Always hustling everywhere with a wonderful smile and cheery voice. Come to think about it, I don’t think I ever saw her in a bad mood or upset. Talk about a positive influence in our lives. Thank you Marge for what you brought to our lives. Now you can join your love, Jim again. You are both in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Brenda Allen

    So sorry for your loss. She was a good friend always had smile and hugs ready when you needed one. I really enjoyed working with your mother she was a awesome lady.


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