Creston News Advertiser
Creston, Union County, Iowa
November 4, 2009
OBITUARY - LUCILLE ELIZABETH VALENTINE PERRY
Lucille PERRY, 90, of Mount Ayr, died Nov. 2, 2009, at Clearview Home in Mount Ayr.
Graveside services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 9, at Greenfield Cemetery, Greenfield, Iowa. The Rev. Edward SHEILDS will officiate.
Open visitation will be noon to 8 p.m. Sunday with family present 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home, 205 W.
Monroe St., Mount Ayr.
Lucille Elizabeth VALENTINE PERRY passed away on November 2, 2009 to be with her loving family. Lucille was born June
17, 1919 to Ward VALENTINE and Faye FOSTER VALENTINE in Taylor county Iowa. She married Wayne PERRY in Greenfield, Iowa on
January 22, 1938 and had a beautiful daughter Sadie Faye PERRY KIBBE on September 18,1942 that they both cherished very
much. Lucille and Wayne welcomed their son-in-law Donald KIBBE with open arms in 1961 and in 1962 their only grandchild
Dwayne KIBBE who was born to Donald and Sadie Faye KIBBE which Lucille and Wayne spoiled very much. Lucille lost Wayne
on July 16, 1966 to an unexpected illness. Lucille remained at the family farm and then returned to school and became an
LPN in 1968 and worked in the care giving field for many years. In 1985, a beautiful great-granddaughter Starla Rose
KIBBE was born to Dwayne KIBBE. Lucille was a very active and a very joyful great-grandma. Then in 1989 Lucille was
blessed with her next great-grandchild born to Dwayne KIBBE, a handsome Steven Wayne KIBBE which she also enjoyed very
much. Lucille lived for her family and cherished every moment she could spend with them. In 2003 she lost her loving
daughter Sadie Faye to cancer and then her son-in-law Donald to cancer in July of this year. Over the years, she lost
(2) brothers and (5) sisters to death. In 2004, Lucille joined the Clearview nursing home family and met many friends
and enjoyed Bingo and making everyone laugh and love her.
Lucille is preceded in death by her mother and father Ward and Faye VALENTINE, her husband Wayne Perry, her daughter
Sadie Faye KIBBE, her son-in-law Donald KIBBE, her brothers Ward Jr., Dean Valentine and her sisters Dorcus, Elizabeth,
Mary, Hollis and Dorothy.
Lucille is survived by her brother Howard VALENTINE and Wife Patty of Sherman Oaks, California, sister Charlotte NASON
of Newport, Oregon, her grandson Dwayne KIBBE of Ottawa, Kansas, Her beautiful great grandchildren Starla and Steven
KIBBE of Overland Park, Kansas and many friends, nieces and nephews that she adored.
Memorials are to hospice of Central Iowa, Mount Ayr branch.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, November of 2009
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