Etta Larkins-Perry

Died: Tue., Jan. 9, 2018


1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Sat., Jan. 20, 2018
Location: Angelus Memorial Chapel

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Sat., Jan. 20, 2018
Location: Angelus Memorial Chapel

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Etta Larkins Perry was born December 3, 1930 in Chicago, Illinois. She was the daughter of Frank and Gladys Larkins. She  passed away on Tuesday, January 9, 2018.

Etta attended St. Elizabeth Grammar School, Dusable High School and continued to Lucy Flowers School of Nursing where she received her nursing licenses.


Etta first job as a nurse was at Cook County Hospital for two years, she continued on to Michael Reese Hospital as an Orthopedic Nurse where she retired after 35 years. Etta was united in Holy Matrimony on June 21, 1987 to Norman Perry, Sr.


She was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Wayne Perry; two brothers, John “Peter” and James L. Larkins; six sisters, Ann McKinney, Agnes Larkins Bryant, Gladys Craighead, Addie P. Craighead, Peggy A. Cooper and Mamie DeBerry.


She departed this life on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 in Chicago, Illinois.


Etta leaves to cherish her memories: her husband, Norman Perry, Sr.; children, Louise (Billy), Steve (Angie), Frances (Zack), Anthony (Charlene), Arlene and Norma; eighteen grandchildren; thirty-one great grandchildren; two brothers, Frank (Ophelia) Larkins and Cecil Larkins; one sister, Alice Larkins, all of Chicago, IL; one brother-in-law, Nathan Craighead; two sisters-in-law, Bertha Bell of Chicago, IL and Carolyn Ford of St. Louis, MO; and a host of family and friends.

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