Jerrie Ann Perry
Aug. 7, 2019
Jerrie Ann Perry, 91, passed peacefully surrounded by her loved ones on Aug. 7, 2019 in Fort Collins, Colo. Jerrie was born on June 8, 1928 in Moscow, Pa. She is preceded in death by her father Burt Norman Jessup, mother Mary Westbrook Jessup, Brother George Jessup, and her husband Phillip Edward Perry.
Ten years after Phillip’s death, she moved her family to Benson, Ariz. In Arizona, she began a long career with the United States Postal Service. She was a Postmaster for many years and retired from federal service.
Jerrie was a member of the First Baptist Church in Wellsboro, Pa. In Arizona, she enjoyed being a member of Community Presbyterian Church in Benson.
Survivors include her children Dennis (Patty) Perry, Wellsboro, Pa., Judy Perry, Benson, Ariz., Lesley (Charles) Tower, Benson, Ariz., Marty (Terry) Perry, Bellevue, Colo., and Jill (Robert) Hirning, Loveland, Colo. Sister Phyllis Locey, Wellsboro, Pa.; 11 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Jerrie’s greatest pleasure in life was the many family gatherings we all enjoyed, and taking care of her family.
A celebration of Life will be held at the Wellsboro, Pa. Cemetery at a later date.