Pamela L. Perkins

By | July 25, 2017

Pamela L. Perkins, age 61, of Wellston, passed away Tuesday morning, July 25, 2017 at her home. She was born July 27, 1955 in Wellston, Ohio to Dorcil G. Osborne and Dixie Lee Woodruff Osborne.

Pam was a 1973 graduate of Wellston High School and a former employee of Speedway in Jackson, where she was employed for 17 years. She was a past member of the American Legion Post 371 Ladies Auxiliary and she regularly attended World Outreach Ministries in Wellston. Pam, an avid Ohio State Buckeyes football fan, enjoyed bowling, playing slot machines and bingo, watching her grandchildren play ball and lying on the beach.

She is survived by her mother, Dixie Osborne of Wellston; her husband of 44 years, William E. “Bill” Perkins; daughters, Kelli Long (Shane) of Wellston and Kerri Lewis (Jeff) of Wellston; grandchildren, Mikyla Williams (Stephen), Shanea Long, Ashtyn Lewis and Reece Lewis; great-grandchildren, Easton and Walker Williams, and soon to be, Kasen Napper; brothers, Steve Osborne (Toni) of Wellston and Brendt Osborne (Tina) of Wellston, along with several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Pam was preceded in death by her father, Dorcil Osborne and her brother, Walter “Punkin” Osborne.

Calling hours will be Thursday from 2 to 8 p.m. at the McWilliams Funeral Home in Wellston. Funeral service will be Friday at 11 a.m. at the McWilliams Funeral Home with Pastor Rob Ervin officiating. Burial will follow in the Salem Cemetery. Online condolences can be sent to the family at