WILLIAM H. PERRY

Posted 10/17/17

MANNING - William Haun "Bill" Perry, 92, husband of Arena Holladay Perry, died on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, at Covenant Place in Sumter.

Born on Feb. 22, 1925, in Wallins Creek, Kentucky, he was a son of the late James Nelson Perry and Margaret Haun …

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WILLIAM H. PERRY

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MANNING - William Haun "Bill" Perry, 92, husband of Arena Holladay Perry, died on Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, at Covenant Place in Sumter.

Born on Feb. 22, 1925, in Wallins Creek, Kentucky, he was a son of the late James Nelson Perry and Margaret Haun Perry. He was a U.S. Navy World War II veteran; a member of the Disabled American Veterans; member of the Manning Lyons Club; and Manning First Baptist Church.

Surviving in addition to his wife are three daughters, Jean Kelly (James) of Sanford, North Carolina, Elaine Tatum (Bobby) of Manson, North Carolina, and Cheryl Staab (Ken) of Charlotte, North Caroline; 10 grandchildren, Morgan Tatum (Tonya), Perry Ashley (Joe), Jeremy Kelly (Beyke), Paige Johnson (Jeremy), Jordan Staab (Ashley), Sara Hoover (Trey), Samantha Houston (Jonathan), Derrick Holladay, Darcy Holladay and Deanna Fogler (Wesley); 14 great-grandchildren, Brandon Peele, Drew, Will and Elizabeth Ashley, Cameron and Teagan Kelly, Sydney and Ryker Staab, Tatum, Michaela, Cade and Maddox Johnson, Maddelyn Tatum and Abigail Fogler; a sister, Harriett Hancock of Knoxville, Tennessee; three stepsons, Walter Holladay (Deborah) of Neeses, Bert Holladay (Nancy) of Sumter and Stanley Holladay (Carol) of Barnwell; and multiple nieces and nephews.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife and the mother of his children, Edna Owens Perry; four sisters; and two brothers.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday at Manning First Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Phillip Reynolds officiating.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 1 to 2 p.m. in the church fellowship hall.

Memorials may be made to Manning First Baptist Church, 49 W. Boyce St., Manning, SC 29102 or to the NC Epilepsy Foundation, c/o Tatum's Trail, Piedmont One, 1920 W. First St., Suite 5541A, Winston-Salem, NC 27104-4220.

Stephens Funeral Home & Crematory, 304 N. Church St., Manning, is in charge of arrangements, (803) 435-2179. www.stephensfuneralhome.org