Thursday, April 14, 2016

Obituary: Shirley Ann Allison Fuller Perkins, 77, Angelica

Shirley Ann Allison Fuller Perkins, 77, went home to be with Jesus on April 11, 2016 following a brief illness.
Born in Bath, NY to Harold and Helen Allison who predeceased her. In 1961 she married Reverend Burdette C. Fuller. They had three children, Michelle (Greg) Hollier of Angelica, Jamie Fuller of Arkport, and Harold (Mercedes) Fuller of Midland, TX who survive. She is also survived by her brother James (Mary) Allison of Hornell, several cousins, nieces and nephews.
She loved her three precious granddaughters Manda (Codey) Hollier-Cronk, Jercy Barrato, and Emily Fuller very dearly and enjoyed spending time with them.
She was a loyal and faithful helpmate to her husband throughout his ministry in the United Methodist Church throughout Western New York. She taught Sunday School, VBS, and youth groups and loved to sing in the choir and songs from the hymnal. Together they raised their children to be strong in their faith. Burdette passed away on February 13, 1985.
Shirley was a Registered Nurse and worked at Jones Memorial Hospital and the Bath VA for several years. While at the VA she met her husband John D. Perkins who survives. They were married in 1990 and lived in Avoca throughout their marriage.
She collected cookie jars, enjoyed spending time with family and friends, watching home shopping channels, making Fuller cookies and cinnamon rolls at Christmas time and her pets.
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The family will be present 4-7 p.m. Monday, April 18 at the Brown & Powers Funeral Home, 101 West Avenue, Angelica, NY.
Funeral Services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, April 19 at the Angelica United Methodist Church, 25 Park Circle, Angelica, NY.
Friends may make memorial contributions to:
UMCOR, 475 Riverside Drive, New York, NY 10015 or