Janet E. Perkins

Janet E. Perkins, 84, of Huntington, IN, died Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019, at 7:03 p.m. at Aperion Care of Fort Wayne.

Mrs. Perkins graduated from Gettysburg High School in Ohio in 1952 and with an AA in accounting from Miami-Jacobs Business College in 1953. She was a member of Trinity United Methodist Church, where she played in the handbell choir and served as president of Rebecca UMW, vice president of UMW and was honored by UMW as its woman of the year in 2010.  She was also a member of Kilsoquah American Business Women Association, where she was honored as woman of the year in 2000, a 60-year member of 307 Tippecanoe Chapter OES of Tipp City, OH and a member of the Korean War Veterans Auxiliary.

She was born Dec. 15, 1934, in Gettysburg, OH, to Daniel A. and Myrtle Thomas Nease. She married Donald L. Perkins on April 2, 1955, in Gettysburg, OH, and he preceded her in death on April 18, 2014.

She is survived by two sons, Gary Alan (Julie) Perkins, of Lowell, MI, and Thad W. (Pam) Perkins, of Suamico, WI; a daughter, Brenda E. (Larry Jr.) Rosen, of Huntington; six grandchildren, Jason (Lawson) Perkins, Diane (Peter) Perkins, Sabrina (Dennis) Newcomb, Larry Rosen III, Kimberly Perkins and Aaron Perkins; four great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Calling is Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019, from 2 p.m. to 4:30 pm at Deal-Rice Funeral Home- Huntington Chapel, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington.  Burial will be at a later date in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Huntington.

Memorials are to Trinity United Methodist Church, in care of Deal-Rice Funeral Home, 338 E. Washington St., Huntington, IN 46750.

Online condolences may be made at dealricefuneralhomes.com.