Mrs. Hazel Liz Rains Perkins, of Elizabethton, Tenn., passed away Sunday, March 3, 2013, at Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness.
A native of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late James and Leona Shoun Rains.
Mrs. Perkins had been a caretaker of the elderly. She was of the Baptist faith.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William H. Perkins; a son, Daniel Adams Perkins, in 1986; and a sister, Pearl Smith.
Survivors include a son, William H. “Bill” Perkins, Atlanta, Ga.; a grandson, Christopher Perkins, Augusta, Ga.; and a brother, Herman Rains, Elizabethton.
The funeral service for Mrs. Perkins will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services with Dr. James L. Richardson officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, prior to the service. Graveside services and interment will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, March 7, in the Colbaugh Cemetery. Everyone will meet at the cemetery at 12:50 p.m. Thursday for the graveside service. Online condolences may be sent to the family and viewed by visiting our website at www.hathawaypercy.com.
Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the Perkins family. Office (423) 543-5544.