Devera Perkins

By | March 12, 2021

Devera M. Perkins, age 71 of Jackson, passed away at Holzer Medical Center – Jackson on Wednesday, March 10, 2021. She was born in Gallipolis, Ohio on December 30, 1949 to the late Ivan and Kathleen (Leslie) Stephenson. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Gary Perkins, a brother, Terrance Stephenson and an infant sister, Patricia Stephenson.

She is survived by her son, Gary Perkins, Jr., daughters; Rhonda (Herschel) Wilcox and Kathleen Freeman; 7 grandchildren: Randy, Jared, Trevor and Dylan Freeman; Cody and Christopher McComas, and Keith William II. Also surviving are 9 great-grandchildren.

Devera loved spending time with her grandchildren, reading and working crossword puzzles.

Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family. Burial will be at Fairmount Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Mayhew-Brown Funeral Home in Jackson. Condolences may be sent to the family at