Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
January 14, 2014 11:03 am EST


MASON — Lois Pauline “Peg” Perkins, 89, of Mason, Ohio, passed away Saturday evening, Jan. 11, 2014, at the Cedar Village Retirement Community, in Mason.

Lois was born Sept. 7, 1924, in Chesterville, the daughter of Wilford J. and Nellie R. (Ogden) Shaffer. She attended the Chesterville High School and graduated in the class of 1942. Later that summer, Lois was united in marriage to Warren Perkins on Aug. 16.

Lois had a great love for collecting shoes and also owls. She and Warren enjoyed going square dancing and playing Euchre with friends. She could also be found enjoying a football game, especially the Cincinnati Bengals.

She will be dearly missed by her beloved children, Sheila Miller, Cheryl Taylor, Warren T. “Terry” Perkins Sr., Jerry (Brenda) Perkins and Larry (Gerry) Perkins; her devoted grandchildren, Scott (Dee) Chapman, her special granddaughter and caregiver, Denise (Eric) Tracy, Shelley Chapman, Warren T. “Tony” Perkins Jr., Kevin Farson, Michele (Randy) Steck, Shane (Stacey) Perkins, Heidi (James Fraley) Perkins, Brandy Perkins, Gale Plummer, Glenda (Ronnie) Withrow, Gina (Greg) Milton, Robin (Brian) Wilburn and Pam (Mark) Putthoff; 24 great-grandchildren; 11 great-great-grandchildren; two sister-in-laws; and several nieces and nephews.

Lois is preceded in death by her husband, Warren Perkins; her parents; two great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Cletus “Buck” Shaffer; and a son-in-law, Richard Miller.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, at the Snyder Funeral Home, Craven Chapel, 67 North Main St., Mount Gilead, from 4 to 7 p.m.; Funeral services will be held Thursday at the funeral home at 11 a.m. with Pastor Matthew Hinkel officiating, burial will be in the Maple Grove Cemetery in Chesterville.

If so desired, donations may be made to the Hospice of Cedar Village, 5467 Cedar Village Drive, Mason, OH 45040; or the Ronald McDonald House.

Snyder Funeral Homes of Mount Gilead are honored to have been chosen to serve Lois’s family and your private condolences may be expressed to them by visiting

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