Shirley Ann Perkins, 74, of Vienna, passed away Dec. 3, 2013, at Camden Clark Medical Center, Memorial Campus, after an extended illness.
She was born Sept. 25, 1939, in Ritchie County, the daughter of the late Loyd and Wilma Lamp Bircher.
Shirley graduated from Harrisville High School in 1957, and retired from Public Debt in the accounting department. She was a member of Peoples Church of Boaz. She enjoyed fishing, camping, the ocean, cooking, flowers and she loved having company.
Shirley is survived by two daughters, Angela (Rick) Gant and Teresa (Rodney) Smith, and one son, Matthew (Christina) Perkins, all of Vienna; two sisters, Emogene Carpenter of Harrisville and Patsy McCloy of Parkersburg; six grandchildren, Rebecca (Jared) Lowery of Ripley, Rachael Gant of Vienna, Chase (Leslie) Smith of Salisbury, N.C., Kaycee (Casey) Chapman of Louisville, Ky., Austin Perkins of Vienna and Kaitlyn Perkins of Vienna.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Clair Perkins; and one infant brother, Denzil Lloyd Bircher.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home, 3005 Grand Central Ave.,Vienna, with Pastor Rick Kapple officiating. Burial will follow at IOOF Cemetery in Harrisville. Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. today at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.lamberttatman.com