Flora Mae Perkins, 99, of Fayetteville

Flora Mae Perkins, age 99, of Fayetteville.

Mrs. Perkins was born April 18, 1912 to William and Pearl Ide. She was the second of six children and was raised in West Swanzy, New Hampshire. She went on to become a graduate of Keene and Keene Normal School. Mrs. Perkins began teaching in Barnstead, NH at the age of 18. She married Robert E. Perkins and lived in Louden, NH. After her husband’s death she moved to Pittsfield, NH, continued to teach school and became an active member in her town. After moving to Georgia she became a substitute teacher for the Fayette Elementary Schools for many years and truly loved the children. After retirement she lived with her daughter in Fayetteville for 35 years.

Mrs. Perkins was preceded in death by her husband; daughter Patricia Zemlack; sisters Virginia Emery and Anita Ide; brothers Philip and Arthur Ide.

She is survived by her daughter Martha and her husband Jerry Ramsey of Fayetteville; grandchildren Robert and Carol Gates of Barnstead, NH, Sidnie and R.J. Audet of Chittenden, VT, Dale Ramsey of Phoenix, AZ, David and Gina Ramsey of Fayetteville and Britta and Bill Kratchoff of Fayetteville; great-grandchildren Gideon and Sonni Gates of CA, Solomon and Dasha Gates of Raymond, NH, Nicole Ramsey of Statesboro, GA and Abby Ramsey of Fayetteville; great-great grandchildren Cyrus, Elias, Malachi and Isaiah; sister Muriel Morrison of Lake Placid, NY.

Funeral services will be held in the Chapel of the Carl J. Mowell and Son Funeral Home, Fayetteville on Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 3 PM. Reverend Glenn Stringham will officiate. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2 PM to the time of service. Cremation will be private. Memorials can be made in Mrs. Perkins honor to Embracing Hospice or Keene State College, Keene, NH.

Carl J. Mowell and Son, Fayetteville, GA 30214

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