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On December 21, 1920, God blessed Rev. & Mrs. William (Esther) A. Perry with their third child WILLIE CHRISTINE PERRY who passed away February 1, 2004. We celebrate her life today. Willie was educated in the North Carolina School System and graduated from North Carolina State College (North Carolina Central). On December 7, 1965, she married the late Norlington Mitchell, with each of them bringing a child to the union. They shared 39 years of marriage. Mrs. Mitchell is predeceased by her husband Norlington Mitchell, her parents and two sisters Mrs. Esther Newkirk and Mrs. Emma P. Boyer. She leaves to cherish her memory; daughter, Jerilyn Manning (Benjamin); son, David Mitchell (Ava); brother, William A. Perry; sisters, Della P. Wimbish and Freieda Rapelyea; sister-in-law, Elsie H. Perry; brother-in-law, George Mitchell; five grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren and a host of relatives and friends in Raleigh and Baltimore. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, February 7, 2004 at 12:00 noon at Martin Street Baptist Church. Visitation will be held 30 minutes prior to the service. Interment immediately following the service at Carolina Biblical Gardens. Arrangements by Haywood Funeral Home, Inc. 2415 S. Wilmington St., Raleigh, NC 27603 (919) 832-2835

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