December 3, 1938 - September 27, 2016
Deloris Kathleen Perry, age 77, of Albia passed away on September 27, 2016, under the care of HCI Hospice at the Monroe County Hospital. Deloris was born December 3, 1938, in Centerville to Emory and Sylvia (Hart) Hiatt. She grew up graduated as valedictorian of Moravia High School with the Class of 1957. She was united in marriage to Gary Perry on July 3, 1959 at the EUB Church in Moravia. To this union two children were born, Julia and Jeff. Deloris worked part-time during high school at the Appanoose County Telephone Company before becoming a full time employee. She then went to work for Centerville National Bank for 25 years. She enjoyed her job and was very good with accounting. In 1990 she and her husband became managers of the Super 8 Motel. They operated the hotel and earned the “Top 8 award” several times before retiring in 2000. Deloris played in band and also played basketball during her high school years. She enjoyed playing solitaire, being outdoors, riding horses, traveling, working in her flower garden and camping. She was an excellent at cooking, baking, and was known for her chocolate cakes. Her real joy in life was spending time with her family and friends especially her grandchildren and always looked forward to spending Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner with them. Deloris is survived by her husband, Gary of Albia; her children, Julia Clouse and Jeff Perry both of Albia; a sister, Mardeena Derby; two grandchildren, Tyler and Louie; a great grandchild, Jenna and a brother and sister-in-law, Richard and Vickie Perry. Deloris is also survived by many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Emory and Sylvia and a brother-in-law, Larry Derby. Per Deloris’s wishes her body has been cremated and there are no services planned at this time. Condolences may be left for the family at www.tharpfh.com.
Deloris Kathleen Perry, age 77, of Albia passed away on September 27, 2016, under the care of HCI Hospice at the Monroe County Hospital. Deloris was born December 3, 1938, in Centerville to Emory and Sylvia (Hart) Hiatt. She grew up... View Obituary & Service Information
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