Myra Sue Perkins, 68

Myra Sue Perkins, 68, of Roann, died at 7:36 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, at her home.

She was born June 3, 1950, in South Bend, to Myron and Beulah (Pugh) Deepe.

Myra married Jerry Perkins in South Bend on Sept. 12, 1970. She served with Jerry as an Air Force wife for 22 years. She directed choirs and worked as a credit representative for Baxter Healthcare in New Mexico for several years. She was a member of First United Methodist Church of Wabash where she was frequently a featured soloist in the choir, she was a member of PEO, and supported Monopoly Night fundraiser at Ivy Tech. Myra was a great cook, and enjoyed singing, and music in general.

She is survived by her husband, Jerry Perkins of Roann;, two sons, Seth Thomas Perkins of Marion, and Coy "Ryan" Perkins of LaFontaine; three grandchildren, Chalice Starling of Indianapolis, Chaston Starling of Salt Lake City, Utah, and Cedar Perkins of Indianapolis; two great-grandchildren, Sailor Starling and Ryker Starling, both of Indianapolis; and her brother, David Monroe Deepe of Wabash.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother, Brett M. Deepe, and two sisters, Charlotte Bollinger and Rebecca Neese.

A memorial service will be 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, at First United Methodist Church, 110 N. Cass St., Wabash, with Pastor John Cook officiating. Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the church. Arrangements by Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash.

Preferred memorial is Ivy Tech Foundation Monopoly Night.

The memorial guest book for Myra may be signed at

Posted on 2019 Feb 05