|Birth: ||Aug. 25, 1876|
|Death: ||Aug. 17, 1948|
CENTERVILLE IA- DAILY IOWEGIAN-Wed., Aug. 18, 1948
ELIC PERKINS IS TAKEN BY DEATH
Elic Perkins, at one time on of the most widely known and biggest dealers in horses and mules in the middle west, died Tuesday afternoon at the St. Joseph's hospital here, where he had been a patient for the past 49 days.
Mr. Perkins, who had lived, on a farm, three miles southwest of Exline, was 71 years, 11 months and 22 days of age at the time of his passing.
He was born in Missouri, August 25, 1876, the son of John and Mary Perkins. He had been a stock buyer for many years and was known over a wide area in Iowa and Missouri and other midwest states.
He is survived by his wife, Callie, and the following children: Lester, of Wichita, Kansas; Mrs. Atha English, of Moline, Illinois; Mrs. Bernice Brown of Exline; Verl of Centerville; Paul of Exline; John, of Exline; Mrs. Mary Irelan, of Numa; and Mrs. Elma Lisetor, of Cincinnati.
He is preceded in death by his first wife and two sons, Ray and Max, and a daughter, Agnes.
He also leaves four sisters. Mrs. Myrtle Pryde, and Mrs. Lelah Waughop, of Centerville, Mrs. Alta Hudson, of Gilman, Iowa, and Mrs. Effie Meyers, of Labanon.
Funeral services will be held Friday at 2 p. m. from the Exline Christian church with the Elder E. E. Withrow officiating and burial will be in the Exline cemetery. The body will lie in state at the Johnson Funeral home until noon Friday.
John Perkins (1853 - 1905)
Mary E Mikels Perkins (1858 - 1939)
Clarie Perkins (1883 - 1905)
Callie Jane Riggle Perkins (1877 - 1962)*
Ray Perkins (1902 - 1943)*
Lester A. Perkins (1903 - 1922)*
Bernice Brown (1904 - 1986)*
Atha B Perkins Smith (1905 - 1992)*
Verl Charles Perkins (1906 - 1995)*
Paul Alexander Perkins (1907 - 1998)*
Agnes Perkins (1909 - 1913)*
John F. Perkins (1910 - 1996)*
Max B. Perkins (1912 - 1913)*
Mary Lucile Perkins Irelan (1914 - 2011)*
Wilma Aileen Perkins Lister (1917 - 2003)*
Atha Perkins Besse (1871 - 1941)*
Alexender Elic Perkins (1876 - 1948)
Lelah May Perkins Waughop (1892 - 1975)*
Created by: LBurt102106
Record added: May 03, 2009
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