Mary Elizabeth Perez, age 86, a resident of Oliver Springs, died Sept. 14, 2013, at her home.
Mrs. Perez was born to Ezra Edward and Ida May Murphy in Wilson County, Tenn., on June 25, 1927. She married Lee Douglas Perez on June 25, 1950, in Ottawa, Kansas. Mrs. Perez lived in Ottawa for 38 years before moving back to Tennessee in 1987.
In Kansas and Tennessee, Mary worked in garment factories and did beautiful seamstress work for family and friends on the side. She was a master seamstress. Family and friends were very important to Mary and she cherished them dearly. [Read more…]