Orange Perkins Jr.

Published 10:50 am Friday, April 12, 2024

Funeral services were held Saturday, April 6, 2024, at Ruby K. Johnson Chapel, in Prentiss, for Mr. Orange Perkins Jr., 76, who died Monday, April 1, 2024, at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. Orange Perkins Jr. was born to the late Orange and Louvenia Perkins in Lawrence County. He joined Oak Ridge Baptist Church where he served as usher and custodian.

He worked in construction, pipeline and power plants until his retirement. He loved farming, hunting, fishing and gardening.

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He was preceded in death by his son, Muratoria Perkins, sister, Margie Walker; three brothers, Robert Perkins, Edward Perkins and George Garner.

Mr. Perkins is survived by two daughters, Arletha Perkins and Shaunielle Perkins both of New Hebron; four sons, Rev. Orange D. Perkins and Vincent Perkins both of New Hebron; Stanford Perkins of Rockford, Illinois and Charles (Iva) Perkins of Jackson; sister, Louise Perkins of Laurel; 14 grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.