Cheryl Ann Perkins

June 9, 1957, April 20, 2014


Cheryl Ann Perkins, 56, of DeQuincy, LA, passed from this life on Sunday, April 20, 2014 at her residence.  Cheryl was born on June 9, 1957 to Louis and Florence Perkins.  She was a lifelong resident of DeQuincy.  She became the first female police officer on the DeQuincy Police Force in the mid 1970’s.  She later worked construction at the plants.  She would always take care of people before herself.  She was a very giving and loving person, always putting others need ahead of her own.  She was a very loving sister, and aunt.  She will be sorely missed by her loved ones and friends.


She leaves to cherish her memories, 7 brothers, Roger Ashworth, Welburn “Rabit” Ashworth and wife Nancy, H.L. Perkins, Kenny, Larry, and William Perkins and wife Rhonda all of DeQuincy; Pat Perkins and wife Emily of Maryville, TN; 3 sisters, Betty Briggs and husband Jack of Palm Bay, FL, Sheila Fontenot and husband Keith of DeQuincy, and Patricia Hall and husband Tim of Westlake, LA; a host of nieces and nephews.  She was preceded in death by her parents, Louis and Florence Perkins; and brother, James Ashworth.


Visitation will be held Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 5:00pm until 9:00pm and Thursday April 24, 2014 from 12:00pm until 2:00pm at Oretta Pentecostal Church in Oretta, LA.  Funeral services will be Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 2:00pm at Oretta Pentecostal Church.  Burial will follow at Good Hope Cemetery in Singer, LA.  Rev. Samuel Ashworth and Rev. James Vandergriff will officiate.

Cheryl Ann Perkins