Amelia Sally Lou Davis Perkins (Amie) went to be with the Lord Saturday, May 1, 2021, at the age of 86.
Amie was born November 5, 1934 in Lubbock, Texas to E. Dub and Lucile Kemp Davis. She graduated from Abilene High School, then went on to join the United States Navy in November, 1953, and was stationed in Bainbridge, Maryland. While there, she met and married the love of her life, William (Bill) Perkins. After the service, Amie followed Bill into the ministry, where she held many different jobs, as a substitute teacher. They then retired in Clyde, where she loved watching birds, planting her flower beds and gardening.
She is survived by Lucile Taylor of Blackwell, Billie Perkins of Abilene, Marion and Candy Perkins and Nita Hale, all of Clyde; eight grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and one great great-grandson on the way.
She was preceded in death by her husband, William (Bill) Perkins; daughter Jean Perkins; her parents, E. Dub and Lucile Davis; a sister, May Hobbs; two brothers, Ray Davis and Jerry Foster; and a great-grandson, James, Jr.
Visitation will be 5:00 to 7:00 PM Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at Parker-Jacobs Funeral Home, 141 E. 3rd Street in Baird. Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Wednesday, May 5, 2021, at First United Methodist Church, 217 Oak Street in Clyde, with Monty Barnett officiating. Burial will be at Elmwood Memorial Park in Abilene.
The family would like to thank Chisholm Place and Interim Hospice for the care they gave Amie.
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Amelia "Amie" Davis Perkins, please visit our floral store.