Helen Jean Perkins, age 76, of West Liberty, KY passed away Monday, December 6,2021 in St. Claire Medical Center, Morehead, KY after an extended illness. She was born March 21,1945 in West Liberty, KY. She accepted the Lord Jesus Christ as her Savior. She was a 34 year employee at Morgan County ARH Hospital in the housekeeping department. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She enjoyed cooking and sharing meals with her family and friends. She attended high school in Fairborn,Ohio
She was preceded in death by her mother Maxine Brown West and her father Carl Carpenter, and her stepfather Lester C. West who raised her, also preceded in death by her husband Carson Perkins and her sister Sharon West Addis.
Surviving are her two daughters Connie and Rufus Gilliam and Sandra and Greg Boatright both of West Liberty, KY. Three grandchildren Tasha Craft, Eric Gilliam and Timothy Boatright. Seven great-grandchildren Caleb Craft, Kaylynn Craft, Lucas Craft, Haylee Gilliam, Ryan Gilliam, Alexis Steagall and Braydon Boatright. Special friends Betty Lykins, Lois Bourne, Sue Johnson Ride and Leavina Whitt.
Funeral services will be 1:30pm,Thursday, December 9,2021 in Herald & Stewart & Halsey Chapel with Rev. Karl Elam officiating. Burial to follow in the Carpenter Cemetery, Reed Lane, West Liberty, KY. Visitation will be 11:00am Thursday in Herald & Stewart & Halsey Funeral Home, West Liberty, KY.
Active pallbearers are Timothy Boatright, Eric Gilliam, Scott Pennington, Wesley Pennington, Caleb Craft and John Wheeler. Honorary pallbearers are Gerald Profitt, Brian Hacker, Charlie Addis, Mike Vest, Terry Vest, Jimmy Stacy, Ryan Rowe, Chris Craft, Kyle Risner and Travis Conley.
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