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2010-08-19 / Obituaries


Allen Raye Perkins of Pine Hill died on Thursday, August 5, 2010.

Allen was a loving husband, brother, daddy, and friend, who enjoyed cooking, gardening and volunteering his time to local churches and organizations. He spent over 40 years in Norfolk, VA working, raising a family and caring for friends and neighbors before returning to Pine Hill.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Celeste Perkins; daughter, Susan; sister, Edna Earle Welcher; brothers, Edmund and Billy Brooks.

He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Linda; daughter, Kristy (Tommy) Haynie of Marshall, N.C.; sister-inlaw, Betty Jean Perkins of Pensacola, Fla.; brother-inlaw, Tom Carpenter of Herndon, Va. and his two faithful animal companions, Norma Jean and Indiana.

Al played an integral role in many lives throughout the Hampton Roads and Pine Hill area. He will be missed but forever remembered. Donations may be made in Al’s memory to the Special Olympics, 1133 19th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036-3604. Radney Funeral Home in Mobile directed.

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