Violet Perry

Obituary of Violet Ann Perry

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Violet Ann Greene Perry, age 81, of Perry Lane, Vilas, passed away Saturday, March 4, 2023 at Glenbridge Health & Rehabilitation in Boone. Born May 15, 1941 in Watauga County, she was a daughter of Charles Bradley and Inez Moody Greene. In her early years, Violet attended Sandy Flat Baptist Church and later attended Pleasant Grove Baptist Church as her health permitted. She retired from food services at Appalachian State University. Violet enjoyed spending time at the beach, visiting Pigeon Forge, tending to her flower gardens, and was always trying new recipes. She is survived by her husband, Jerry Arvil Perry; brother, Sid Greene and wife, Irene, of Blowing Rock; sisters, Christine Quatrone of Georgia, Linda Haralson of Columbian, SC, and Marie Ponn of Luray, VA; and close to her heart was her pet beagle, Boomer. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, William and Paul Edward Greene; and sisters, Diana Hartley, Judy Dotson and infant twin sister, Vivian Ruth Greene. Funeral services for Violet Perry will be conducted Saturday afternoon, March 11, 2023 at 2 o'clock at Austin & Barnes Funeral Chapel, officiated by Rev. Lee Reece and Rev. Derick Wilson. The family will receive friends from 1 until 2 o'clock, prior to services, at the funeral home. Graveside services will follow at Woodlawn Cemetery in Blowing Rock. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to Austin & Barnes to assist with expenses. Online condolences may be shared at the website Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Perry family.
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