Mr. John Henry Perry, age 79, of Silver Creek, Georgia and formerly Summerville, Georgia passed away Monday, November 26, 2018. He retired from Inland Container Company after thirty nine years of service. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Ligon Perry and Allie Knowles Perry, sisters, Georgia Ann Stewart, Louise Bush, Madeline Jett Brooks, and brothers, Richard Perry, Allen Hudgins.
He is survived by his two sons, Ricky Perry of Duluth, Georgia and Kenneth Starling of Dalton, Georgia; two daughters, Vickie Perry of Norcross, Georgia and Deana Perry of Rome, Georgia; grandchildren, Antonio Perry, Ricky Garrett, Shanika Sims, Areyian Starling, and Kamryn Starling; three great grandchildren; sisters, Dorothy Perry, Ardella Shropshire of Summerville, Georgia, and Lillie Ruth Sneed of Chickamauga, Georgia; brothers, Eugene Hudgins of Chattanooga, Tennessee and Thomas Jett of Conyers Georgia; aunt, Geraldine Hudgins of Chickamauga; loving and special wife, Ella Perry; special thanks to Teresa Dodson, Mary Ellis, the staff of Redmond Regional Medical Center, and Fresenius Clinic for their care and love; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends.
Celebration of Life Service will be held Friday, November 30, 2018 at 1:00 P.M. at Oak Hill Missionary Baptist Church, 265 Oak Hill Baptist Road, Summerville, Georgia, with Pastor George Beavers and other ministers officiating. His remains will lie in state at the church from 11:00 A.M. until the funeral hour. Interment, Oak Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. Please share oyur thoughts and memories of Mr. John Henry Perry at www.willisfuneralhomedalton.com. Arrangements by Willis Funeral Home, Inc., Dalton, Georgia.