Ruth Perkins, 88

Ruth M. Perkins, 88, of Stryker, died Saturday at Genesis Health Care, Bryan, after a long illness.

She was born near Stryker on May 8th, 1925, to Donald and Hazel (Reynolds) Perkins. She was a member of the Stryker United Methodist Church, was Past Matron of the Evansport Chapter, Order of the Eastern Star, and a member of the Bryan Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star. She had been a member of the Springfield Grange and the Stryker Homemakers Club. She is survived by one brother, Donald (Janet) Perkins of Huntington, Indiana and many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Theron and Eldred Perkins, and a sister, Helen (William) Grisier.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 25th, at 11:00 a.m. at the Stryker United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dr. James Ernst, officiating. Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service, at the church. Burial will be in the Shiffler Cemetery, near Bryan. Preferred memorials to the church. Grisier Funeral Home in Stryker has been entrusted with arrangements.

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