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William Clayton Perry, 92, of Benton passed away on Tuesday, April 8, 2014. He was born May 21, 1921, in Arkadelphia, to the late Robert Harvey and Ollie B (Kemp) Perry.
He was a Church of God minister for all of his adult life. He was very active with youth, missions and supporting local churches. He served as state coordinator for the Louisiana Church of God State Assembly for nearly two decades.
He loved his garden, birds, airplanes, hunting and fishing. He was a World War II veteran of the Army Air Force. He was a servant of the people and treasured his extensive church family.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Annie Mae (Buffington) Perry; and his siblings, Geneva (Perry) Stanford, Ferrel Perry, Lou (Perry) West and Floy Perry.
He is survived by his sons, Jodie Perry (Sandra) and Mart Perry; a daughter, Patricia Perry; grandchildren, Brad Perry, Benjy Perry, Brian Perry, Joe Farrar, Ronda Farrar, and Rachel McKenzie; five great-grandchildren; nine great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Sue Estep and O.Z. Yates; his brother, Elmer Perry; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Arrangements are by Roller-Ballard Funeral Home in Benton.
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