Ola Maxine Perkins

MAY 4, 1940 — JUNE 30, 2011

Ola Maxine Perkins, a native of Georgia and a resident of Amelia, passed away at the age of 71 on Thursday, June 30, 2011, at Teche Regional Medical Center.

Maxine was a devoted, caring wife, mother and grand-mother. She was loved by all who knew her and was never a stranger to anyone. She had a very deep love for her Lord and Savior Jesus, which overflowed to her family and friends. In turn, she was loved by many and will be missed by all who knew her.

Maxine is survived by her husband of 50 years, John Millard Perkins Jr. of Amelia; one son, John Elton Perkins and wife Jamie of Amelia; two daughters, Lisa Perkins Porche and husband Darrel of Houma, and Phaedra Perkins Stockstill and husband Jeremy of Patterson; eight grand-children, Brandi Perkins, Amber, Joshua and Jessica Porche, Erin Porche Penrod, Raven Legnon, Stevenkade Legnon, and Tristian Kelly; two great-grandchildren, Gabriella Porche and Abigail Ford; one brother, John M. Rowland Jr.; and one sister, Mary Merrit.

Maxine was preceded in death by her parents, John and Tiny Rowland; two brothers, Bunyion and Wilburn Row-land; and two sisters, Garcie Archibell and Maebelle Meadows.

Visitation will be held today, Monday, July 4, 2011, starting at 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. at Twin City Funeral Home and resumes on Tuesday, July 5, 2011, at 8 a.m. until 11 a.m.

Funeral services will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 5, 2011, at the funeral home. Maxine will be laid to rest in the St. Andrew Catholic Cemetery in Amelia following the service.

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