Perry Easter, 66, passed away Thursday, April 17, 2014. Funeral services were held Monday, April 21 at Prairie Valley Baptist Church with Rev. Eddie Booth and Rev. Rusty Penney officiating. Burial followed at Prairie Valley Cemetery. Visitation was Saturday, April 19 at Marshall and Marshall Funeral Directors in Whitney.

Perry was born October 20, 1947 in Graham to Clifford Thurman and Lorene (Skipper) Easter. On September 13, 1969, he married Betty Lovell at White Settlement.

A very faithful and active member of Prairie Valley Baptist Church in Whitney, he loved his family and his church family unconditionally. An avid baker and fisherman, he also enjoyed working with his tractor, traveling and singing. In 2007, after 20 years of service, he retired from Brookshires Grocery Company where he served as a bakery manager.

He was proceeded in death by his father, Clifford Easter and one brother, Jerry Easter.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Easter of Whitney; mother Lorene Easter of Jacksboro; children, Melissa Easter Marbut and husband, Troy of Whitney and Melinda Easter Nelson and husband, V.J. of Wichita Falls; brother Richard Easter and wife, Audra of Jacksboro; sister Nance Armstrong and husband, Bill, of Bryson; sister-in-law, Rhonda Easter of Wolfforth; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Jackie and Mildred Larance of Whitney; grandchildren, Christopher Marbut of Whitney and Samantha Nelson and Ahrens Nelson of Wichita Falls.

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Memorials may be made to Providence Hospice, PO Box 573, Whitney, Texas 76692.