Mrs. Mable Perry, age 78, of Marianna, Florida passed away Friday, January 6th 2018 at Flowers Hospital in Dothan, Alabama surrounded by her loving family. Funeral Services will be held 11a.m. Saturday January 20th at Victory Tabernacle Church of God In Christ located 6752 Hwy 90 Grandridge, FL., with Bishop Steve Collins, Prophet Billy White, and Superintendent Delano Reed officiating. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7.m. Friday January 19th at Mckinnie Funeral Home Chapel located 5304 Bowden Hill Road, Campbellton, FL.
Mother Mable Perry was born on March 26, 1939 in Jackson County, Florida. She was the daughter of Elizabeth Donalson-McGriff, James Glenn, Sr. and Winfred McGriff. In 1964, she married Oscar Perry and started a blended family.
Mother Mable Perry accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Lord and Savior at an early age and was baptized in the Name of the Father, Son and Holy Ghost. She spent her life with much laughter, fun, and love. She always had a smile and believed in helping others. She found great joy in sharing her wealth with family and friends. Mother Perry unselfishly dedicated her life to protecting, nurturing, guiding, providing and loving not only her own children, but others who came into her life. She was known for giving graciously to many.
She was preceded in death by all of her parents; her brother: James Glenn, Jr.; son: Eugene Perry; daughter: Cozy Reed; granddaughter: Brenda Mount Daughtry; and God son: Charles Gardiner, Jr.
Treasuring her love and precious memories are her loving children: Fred Donalson, Sr. (Bobbie), Greenwood, FL; Patricia Donalson-Clark (George), Marianna, FL; Anna B. Small, St. Petersburg, FL. Grandchildren: Cruz Clark (Sophia), Lake Wales, FL; Patrea Clark, Tallahassee, FL; Ryan Litim (Sonya) El Paso, TX; Kimberly Donalson, and Fred Donalson, Jr. (Temeka), Greenwood, FL; Latoya Pollock, Malone, FL; Ashley Lee (DJ), Graceville, FL; Eva Sanders (Harry), Ian Donalson, Felicia Smith and Chris Smith (Natasha) all from Marianna, FL; LaJuan Leon (Anthony), Tampa, FL; Gail Banks, Gregory Reed, Teresa Perry, and Kendra Hunt (Everett), all from St. Petersburg, FL; Jennifer Brown (Louis), Palm Harbor, Florida; Gene Mount (Elane), Panama City, FL; Larry Mount (Brenda), Fayetteville, NC; Peggy Parks (Geno), Greenwood, FL; Renee Perry, Malone, FL and Glenda F. Jones Marianna, FL. Thirty-five Great Grandchildren, nine Great Great Grandchildren and one Great Great Great Grandchild. Brothers: Earnest L. Glenn (Emma), Jacksonville, FL and Windale McGriff (Tammy) Cottonwood, AL; Very Special Nephews: Justin Glenn and Nick Glenn, Jacksonville, FL; Charles Harris (Regina), Miami, FL and Darrell Waldon (Danielle), Key West, FL; Very Special Nieces: Polly Alston, Key West, FL; Donna White (James), Pahokee, FL; Karen Plummer (Eric) Plainfield, NJ; Brittney McGriff Cottonwood, AL; and Karla Alston, Orlando, FL; Godchildren: Mary Burgess (Royce) and Idell Roulhac (Donald), Campbellton, FL; Ella Gardiner, Marianna, FL and Cheryl Moore, Greenwood, FL. God Grandchildren: Courtney Roulhac, Campbellton, FL; Travis Roulhac (Tasha), Pensacola, FL; R. B. Burgess, Bellingham, WA; Latosha Burgess, ASAN, South Korea; Grace Gardiner, Quincy, FL, Tia Daley, Miami, FL and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends including Perless Highsmith, Alice Robinson and Barbara Yoboa.