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Joanne Knowles Perry

January 20, 1932 — September 30, 2020

Joanne “Memee” Perry passed away in Kaufman on September 30, 2020 with her loved ones by her side. Joanne was born on January 20, 1932 in Del Rio, Texas to Homer Lee and Cora Knowles.  Joanne has been a member of the First United Methodist Church of Kaufman and the United Methodist Church at Wilson Chapel. Joanne lived in Del Rio up until her mother’s passing at the age 6.  She then moved with her Aunt Rena in Lake Charles Louisiana. Joanne moved to Kaufman and graduated from Kaufman High School. After high school she married John Perry in 1949. She worked for the Chevrolet Dealer JT Selmar then the Kaufman County Tax office and finally with Farmer’s and Merchant’s Bank.  Joanne was preceded in death by her husband John, parents Homer and Cora, daughter Judy Perry and brother Jack Knowles.  Those left to cherish her memory are son Johnny Lee Perry of Kaufman, TX; grandchildren: Jennifer Prestridge and husband Corey of Kaufman, TX and Stacy Crow and husband Neal of Kaufman, TX; great grandchildren: Colby Crow, Corbin Prestridge and Raegan Crow; numerous nieces, nephews, extended family and friends who will miss her dearly.

In lieu of flowers the family would like donations to be made to the Wilson Chapel Cemetery in care of John Dean at 6674 FM 1388 Kaufman, TX.  For the services the family would like for every one to wear a mask. 


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