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Mrs. Leona Gibson Perkins
March 25, 1936 - December 12, 2009

The family of the Late Leona Gibson Perkins of Paynesville, Kakata (BWI) and Bong Mines, Liberia and Birmingham, Alabama (USA), announces with deep sadness the home going of their mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and cousin. This very sad event occurred in the early morning hours of Saturday, December 12, 2009 at the JFK Medical Center in Monrovia, Liberia.

Mrs. Perkins was proceeded in death by her husband Jefferson A. Perkins, Sr; her son Jefferson A. (JA) Perkins, Jr; and her daughter Aquila C. (AC) Perkins.

Teta, as she was affectionately called by many, leaves to mourn her loss her children Lenus Perkins of Birmingham, Alabama, Michelle Lee Batie Perkins of Birmingham, Alabama, Yardley Perkins of Monrovia, Liberia, Agnes W. Perkins of Monrovia, Liberia, Eddie A. Perkins of Atlanta, Georgia, Lue Monii Perkins-Garnett (Dave) of Laurel, Maryland, B. Bennie Perkins (Alliette) of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Rose Perkins of Monrovia, Liberia, Harriett Perkins Tate of San Diego, California, Bendu V. Perkins of Detroit, Michigan, Samuel Perkins (Rebecca) of Monrovia, Liberia, Wilmot Harris (Ann) of New Jersey, John Alphanso D. Perkins (Roselyn) of Monrovia, Liberia, Gertrude Cain of Monrovia, Liberia and Otis Dorley Mars of Monrovia, Liberia. Teta is also survived by seven sisters, three brothers, several grandchildren, nieces, nephews, in-laws, cousins, and a host of relatives and friends.

Services of Celebration for the life of Mrs. Leona Gibson Perkins

Wake Keeping (All Tributes will be paid at this hour)
Wednesday, December 30, 2009
Time: 10:00 AM
St. Peter's United Methodist Church
Clay Ashland, Liberia

Funeral Services
Wednesday, December 30, 2009
Time: 11:00 AM
St. Peter's United Methodist Church
Clay Ashland, Liberia

Community Cemetery, Clay Ashland, Liberia

Clay Ashland, Liberia

Lenus Perkins (205) 999-7649
Yardley Perkins 011-231-6512714
Eddie Perkins (678) 464-7690
Lue Monii Perkins-Garnett (240) 468-6250
Cornelius Porte 011-231-6518869
Bennie Perkins (612) 810-6779
Rose Perkins 011-231-77024162


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