Marva Jean Perry, 75, of Effingham, IL, passed away at 7:34 PM Saturday April 19, 2014 at St. Anthony Memorial Hospital in Effingham, IL.

Marva was born June 29, 1938 in Pana, IL the daughter of Ellis Opal and Laura Geneva Bryant Frailey who were life-time residents of St. Elmo, IL.

She married Lindsey Eugene Childress in 1954.She married Jack Creager in Urbana, 1972. She married Charles Eugene Perry in 1983.He preceded her in death in 2009.

Surviving are her sons: David (Janine) Childress and Philip (Denise) Childress both of Beecher City; two grandsons; eleven granddaughters; eight great grandsons; twelve great granddaughters; brothers: Roger (Lois) Frailey of Decatur, IL, Paul (Mildred) Frailey of Neoga, IL and Lowell Richard ( Maeve) Frailey of St. Petersburg, FL; sisters: Barb Nielson of Pisque, IA and Donna (Doyle) Dial of St. Elmo.

She was preceded in death by husband Charles Perry, only daughter Diane Perry, her parents and brother-in-law Ray Nielson.

A private memorial service will be held in Beecher City Cemetery.Memorials: Donors Choice. Lockart-Green Funeral Home in Beecher City is assisting the Family.

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