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Wednesday, 04 September 2013 14:13

Evelyn Perkins, 85, Glasgow, died September 3, 2013, at U of L Hospital in Louisville. She was born in Barren County on May 26, 1928 to the late John and Vera Woodcock.  She was also preceded in death by a granddaughter, Michalle Williams; two brothers, Jack and Phillip Woodcock of Indiana; and two sisters, Jeanette Brummett of Indiana and Ruth Emmitt of Glasgow.

Evelyn was a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister.  She spread her love through her delicious food.  “Granny” was very passionate about her cooking and ensuring that no one left her home hungry. Evelyn also served as a lunchroom cook at Slick Rock School and Eastern Elementary for many years and was an active member of Mt. Pisgah Baptist Church in Barren County.

She is survived by her husband of 68 years, Howard Perkins; one son, Melvin Perkins and wife Dianna of Horse Cave; one daughter, Carol Williams and husband Mike of Glasgow; two grandchildren, Shawn Perkins and wife Debbie of Glasgow, and Gina Huff and husband Shawn of Scottsville; three great-grandchildren, Amanda and Eric Perkins, and Taylor Beth Huff.  She is also survived by one sister, Jean Bunch of Indiana; one brother, Billy Woodcock of Indiana; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Sunday at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in the Happy Valley Memorial Gardens.  Friends may call after 4:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.


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