Eleanor Elizabeth Perkins, 94, of Paris Texas,
went to be with the Lord Saturday August 5th 2023 at Brentwood Terrace at 11:05 am. Eleanor was the daughter of Jim and Louis Cox of Bonham, TX. She lived in Fannin County until January 29, 1947, when she married Joe Neal Perkins and they moved to Paris TX. She had one daughter, Jana Lynn. She and her husband Joe Neal (Billy) opened Perkins Produce together and ran it for several years. Eleanor went to work at Westinghouse Lighting where she worked for 40 years. Her life was her 3 grandchildren, and she loved to mow her yard. If you knew her for 5 minutes or 5 years she was Granny to everyone.
She is survived by granddaughter Joni Norton and her husband Don, Kent Ellington and his wife Suzie. Great Grandchildren Kendall Buchholtz and husband Cody, Nicole Rogers and her husband Tre. Great great grandchildren, Kase Buchholtz, Cyler Buchholtz, Nova Rogers and Q Rogers. Son-in-law, Harvey Cochrell.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Neal (Billy) Perkins, daughter, Jana Cochrell, grandsons, Chad Blake Ellington and Thomas Ellington III. Parents, Jim and Louis Cox. Sisters Lillian Walker, Kathryn Renshaw, Mary Alice Clark Barron, Jimmie Lois Cosper, and Nancy Simpson and a brother, Alton C. Cox.
Services are scheduled for 1:00 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 12th at Bright-Holland Funeral Home with Rev. Michael Stone officiating. Burial will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service.
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