July 12, 1932 - October 20, 2015
Eloise Perry, 83, of Merryville, LA, passed away on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at DeQuincy Memorial Hospital in DeQuincy, LA. Eloise was born on July 12, 1932 the daughter of Willie and Lannie Cooley. She married Eugene Perry on October 21, 1950 and he preceded her in death on June 23, 1997. Eloise worked at Merryville Hospital, Merryville Rehab and Tri-Parish Rehabilitation Center, as Food Service Manager for nearly 40 years.
She is survived by her three children: daughters, Peggy Penn (Gary) of Lampasas, TX, and Cathy Jones of Bon Wier, TX; son, Kenneth Perry of Merryville, LA; grandsons, Chad Lott of Merryville, LA, Jason Penn of Lowville, NY, and Brandon Perry of Merryville, LA; granddaughters, Christi Keener of Lampasas, TX, Kiley Beard of Merryville, LA, and Grayce Perry of Merryville, LA; 8 great grandchildren, Landon Matthews, Haydn Beard, Brant Beard, Abigail Cornes, Tanner Keener, Kaitlyn Keener, Joshua Penn, and Anthony Smith; brothers, Jerry Cooley (Shirley) of Merryville, LA, John Cooley (Liz) of Kirbyville, TX, and Richard Cooley (Bonnie) of Merryville, LA; brother-in-law, Raymond Eaves of Merryville, LA; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents, and sister, Alice Faye Eaves.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 22, 2015 from 5:00pm until 10:00pm and Friday, October 23, 2015 from 11:00am until 1:00pm at Myers-Colonial Funeral Home in DeRidder, LA. Funeral services will be held Friday, October 23, 2015 at 1:00pm at Myers-Colonial Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Meadows Cemetery in Merryville, LA.In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to the American Cancer Society in Eloise’s name.