VERNON, Ala. — Gloria Perkins Christian, 81, died March 17, 2017, at Generations of Vernon. Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Chandler Funeral Home Chapel with Joe Beckon officiating. Burial will follow in Liberty Free Will Baptist Cemetery. Visitation was Sunday afternoon and is one hour prior to services. Mrs. Christian was born Feb. 16, 1936, to the late Roy G. and Ida Bell Perkins. She was previously employed as a retail clerk. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Franklin Delano Christian; daughter, Donna Kessler; and brother, Gorman Perkins. She is survived by her son, Danny Christian of Vernon, Alabama; brother, Paul Perkins of Niceville, Florida; two grandsons; and two great-grandchildren.
Appeared in The Commercial Dispatch on March 20, 2017
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