Bonnie Jewel Perry 81, widow of Melvin R. Perry of Brenham died February 28, 2013. She was born October 9, 1931 in Waller, Texas to Carl and Minnie Mize. She attended Waller High School and was a graduate of Blinn College. On May 19, 1951, Bonnie married Melvin Ray Perry in Waller, Texas. Her love of little children and their parents led her to care for over three hundred Brenham children for a span of forty four years as a day care provider. Bonnie loved to cook and did so for friends, neighbors, family, churches, and organizations.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of over 52 years, Melvin R. Perry, parents, Minnie and Carl Mize, brother, Carl Allen Mize, brother in law and sister in law, Arnold and Kathryn Perry, and son in law, David Dealing.
Bonnie is survived by daughter, Vickie Johnson and husband Wallace of Wimberley; son, Aubrey Perry and wife Sandra of Brenham; grandchildren, Chris Dealing of Houston, Kyle Dealing of San Marcos, Amber Perry of College Station and Justin Perry of Brenham, and brother in law Donald Perry of Austin and sister in law Jean Kupilian of Louisiana.
A memorial service will be held at First Methodist Church of Brenham on March 9, 2013 at 11am with a luncheon immediately following at the Fellowship Hall.
Memorial Donations may be made to St. Stephen’s Episcopal School, 6000 FM 3237, Wimberley, Texas 78676.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.callawayjones.com.