Marian F. Perkey

Tuesday, January 29, 2019

Marian F. Perkey, 90, of Nevada passed away Saturday, Jan. 26, 2019, at Nevada Regional Hospital following a lengthy illness. Marian was born Jan. 13, 1929, in Nevada, Mo., the daughter of William Franklin and Deborah Alice (Williamson) Agee. She married Herbert Perkey in Oct. 27, 1951, and he preceded her in death on July 24, 2014.

Marian graduated from Nevada High School in 1947. She worked as a telephone operator for SW Bell Telephone until 1951 when she moved to Kansas City, Mo., and began working for the U.S. Army Map Service as a Cartographic Aid. Marian retired in 1984 as a Cartographer from the U.S. Defense Agency Aerospace Center. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Nevada, and the Association of Mapping Seniors (AMS).

Marian was preceded in death by her husband, infant twin daughters, Sharon L. Perkey and Carolyn Sue Perkey; brother, Calvin Agee, and two sisters, Murial Towe and Tonya May Agee.

Survivors include her son, David Perkey of the home; three grandsons, Matthew Strunk and his wife, Ashley, Spring Hill, Kan., Heath Perkey and his wife, Jennifer, U.S. Navy, Maria Million, Nevada, Aubrey Rossmanith and husband, Michael, Iowa, and D.J. Perkey and his wife, Joy, Iowa; granddaughter, Aubrey LaVon Perkey; nine great-grandchildren including Madison, Jesse, and Jorden; three brothers, Stafford Agee, Nevada, Franklin Agee II, Bronaugh, and Daniel Kent Agee, Hagerstown, Maryland; five sisters, Alice Reaves, Everton, Mo., Virginia Crites, Newport News, Va., Carol Brundridge, Nevada, Brenda Agee, McLouth, Kan., and Serena Jo Wallace, Nevada; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 2, at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada. Interment will follow in Moore Cemetery in Nevada. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m., Friday, at the funeral home.

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