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Nellie Perkins

March 23, 1950 — March 22, 2022

Nellie Kay Perkins, age 71 of Horse Cave, passed away at 7:30 AM on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 at her home. She was born on March 23, 1950 in Clarkrange, TN. She was the daughterof the late Center and Una Clayburn. She married Joey Perkins on May 13, 1965 in Danville, IL. Nellie enjoyed spending time with family and frkends, reading and studying her bible, and going for walks with Joey on their beautiful hilltop property.

She is preceded in death by four sisters and three brothers.

She is survived by her husband, Joey Perkins; brothers, Jerry Clayburn of Hoopeston, Marvin Clayburn (Teresa), of Holenwald, TN; sisters, Freda Norenberg (Larry), of Hoopeston, IL, and Diane Coculter (Russ), of Gibson City, IL; many nieces, nephews.

Cremation was chosen by the family. A celebration of life service will be held on a later date.

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