Perry, Wilma A.

December 14, 1923 - November 15, 2016

Wilma Arlene Perry was born to Ellen and Harry Chapman on December 14, 1923 in Flint, Michigan. She married Ford W. Perry (1923-2014) on August 31, 1946.

Wilma was an executive secretary at the Lincoln-Mercury Regional Sales Office in Michigan and retired in 1980.

Wilma and Ford lived many years in Detroit and Novi, Michigan before retiring to Sun City Vistoso, AZ in 1993. In 2007 they moved to Plano, TX and eventually moved to Sunrise Senior Living where she passed away on November 15, 2016.

She is survived by her sister Leona Paget in Columbiaville, MI, son Craig (Tom) in Plano, TX, son Curt (Gloria) in Northville, MI, daughter Paris Tennenhouse (Catherine) in Riverside, PA. and nieces Karen Sutton and Laura Maglothin, and nephews Gary Chapman and Daniel Paget.

She is also survived by grandchildren Stephanie (Dr. Robert) Christensen in Ann Arbor, MI, Christopher (Joanna) in Chicago, IL, and Sarah Tennenhouse in Grand Rapids, MI. and three great grand-daughters, Realina, Chiara and Sofia Christensen.

A family memorial service will be held in Novi, Michigan at a later date.

Contributions may be made to Faith Presbyterian Hospice ( or Faith Community Presbyterian Church, Memorial Garden Committee, 4440 West Ten Mile Road, Novi, MI 48375

Arrangements are under the direction of
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252

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