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Eva Quinn Perkins

Funeral services were held Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020, at Mendenhall
Bible Church, in Mendenhall, for Mrs. Eva Perkins, 62, who died
Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, at her residence. Dr. Dolphus Weary
officiated with interment following in the church cemetery. Johnson
Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Eva Quinn Perkins was born to the late Johnnie and Mrs. Julia
Bell Quinn Ha.m.ilton in Braxton, Mississippi. She attended Harper
Elementary School, Hartzclaw Elementary and graduated from Mendenhall
High School. She attended AZUSA Pacific University and later received
her bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Accounting from
Belhaven University. Mrs. Perkins careers in accounting included VOCM,
Legal Aid Services, John and Vera Mae Perkins Foundation,
Jackson-Evers Municipal Airport Authority and Common Ground Covenant
Church.
Mrs. Perkins was a faithful servant; she was a member of Voice of
Calvary, Oak Cliff Bible Church, College Hill Baptist Church and she
was founding partner at Common Ground Covenant Church where she served
in Financial Services, Children’s Ministry, Small Group and Choir.
She was married to Phillip L. Perkins, to this union, two sons were born.
Mrs. Perkins was preceded in death by sisters, Lucille Titus, Estella
Quinn and Georgia Williams and brother, Bobby Quinn.
She is survived by her husband, Phillip Perkins; sons, John (Patrice)
Perkins of Jackson; David (Chariti) Person of Byram; stepdaughter,
Toneasha Slater of Cincinnati, Ohio; mother, Julia Bell Hamilton; two
sisters, Thelma Lasley, Sarah Evans; six brothers, John Quinn, Joe
Quinn, Homer Quinn, Charles Quinn, Micheal Quinn and Bobby Quinn and
many other relatives and friends.