Juanita L. Perry died Feb. 12, 2018, at the age of 85.
She was born Oct. 28, 1932, in Eastland County, Texas, to Barnie Lee and Avery Delma (Rattikin) Butler. She moved in 1974 with her husband and sons to Black Diamond where she lived for many years. She was a waitress at many restaurants throughout the Plateau and Maple Valley before becoming at cashier at Goodwill, where she worked until she was 83. She enjoyed getting manicures, gardening and spending time with her family.
She is survived by sons Virgil Perry (Sandra) of Anadarko, Oklahoma, Eugene Perry of Enumclaw and Nelson Perry (Danielle) of Black Diamond; sister Bonnie Snyder (Marshall) of Yelm; brother Willie Butler of Lakewood; five grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Jessie Perry; daughter Patricia Perry; sisters Mary Ryzak and Elizabeth Ingram; and brothers Charlie Butler, Eugene Butler and Bobby Hughes.
A visitation took place from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, at Weeks’ Enumclaw Funeral Home. A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21, at Chapel Wood Baptist Church, 30410 Third Ave., Black Diamond. She will be laid to rest beside her husband at Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent.
Remembrances may be made in her name to the Goodwill of Olympics and Rainier Region, 714 S. 27th St., Tacoma 98409 or online at www.goodwillwa.org.
All may sign her online guest book at www.weeksfuneralhomes.com.