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Dorothy Perkins, of Pine Knot, Kentucky, passed away on Friday, May 6, 2016, at the Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset, Kentucky.  She had attained the age of 94 years, 8 months and 26 days.

Dorothy was a homemaker and member of the Jellico Baptist Church.  She enjoyed gardening and flowers and quilting.

She was born August 10, 1921, in Pulaski County, Kentucky, to the late Walter and Miranda (Burdine) Wells.  She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband Carl Perkins, a son Jimmy Perkins; two daughters: Betty Jean Perkins and Frances Baird, three brothers: Andy Wells, Lewis Wells, Floyd Wells, two sisters: Marie Martin and Sylvia Bullock and a grandson, Greg Baird.

Surviving family include a son, John Perkins of Pine Knot, two daughters: Vivian Neal of Richmond, Indiana and Deanna West (husband Wayne) of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, a sister, Elsie Ping of California, six grandchildren: Kim Beck, Karen Pope, Chris West, Mike West, Tim Perkins and Tony Perkins, 13 great grandchildren and four great-great grandchildren.


Funeral services:  1:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 10, 2016, at Pine Knot Funeral Home with Rev. David West officiating.

Burial:  Bethel Cemetery, Pine Knot, Kentucky

Visitation:  Monday, May 9, 2016 from 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Pine Knot Funeral Home assisting with funeral arrangements.

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I am the son of the late  Walter Wayne Wells Sr...and grandson  of Andy  Wells. My condolences & sympathy  goes out to the family. God Bless.

Walter Wayne Wells Jr. May 10 2016 12:00 AM

TRADITION AND SPLENDOR was sent by Elsie Ping.

My Loving Sister. Love you.

Elsie Ping May 8 2016 12:00 AM

MONET'S GARDEN TABLE BASKET was sent by The Eaton Family in Colorado. Claudia, Angie, Michelle, JJ, CV.

Our deepest sympathies.

Claudia Eaton May 8 2016 12:00 AM