Patricia Mayes Perkins age 80 of Hayesville, North Carolina passed away Monday, August 13, 2018. A native of Richmond, Virginia, Mrs. Perkins was preceded in death by her parents Wilbur Grenaway Mayes and Laura Eloise Greene Mayes. She is survived by her devoted husband of 64 years, Robert Edward Perkins, Jr. Four adoring children, Robert Edward Perkins III (Patricia Pearl Perkins), Laurene Elizabeth Perkins Stevens, William Grenaway Perkins (Kathy Ann Perkins) all of Alpharetta, Georgia and Lawrence Scott Perkins (Cherie Lee Perkins) of Cumming, Georgia. She is also survived by six cherished grandchildren, Ashley Anne Perkins Knutson (Andrew Stephen Knutson), Lawrence Scott Perkins, Jr., Robert Edward Perkins IV, Sydney Alexandra Stevens, Alexander Cole Perkins and Daniel Edward Perkins. She has one brother Buck Herbert and his wife Beverly Herbert who was a "relative and Pat's best friend", of Chesterfield, Virginia. Pat was Aunt to three precious and adored nieces and a nephew, Sara Marie Herbert, Elizabeth Ashley Herbert Stevenson (Eric Stevenson) and Christopher Monroe Herbert (Jennifer Herbert) and their three children Landry, Lacy and Layton Herbert.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, August 16, 2018 from 4pm until 8pm at Canton Funeral Home. Georgia National Cemetery will be the place of a Committal service on Friday, August 17, 2018 at 10:30am, and a Celebration of Life service will be held at 12:30pm at Antioch Christian Church, 3595 Sugar Pike Rd, Canton Georgia 30115. Family friend and Pastor Charles Shelton from Moss Memorial Baptist in Hayesville, North Carolina will be officiating.
Canton Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Patricia Mayes Perkins.