March 5, 2009
STARKVILLE — Arthur D. Perkins, 86, died March 2, 2009, at Starkville Manor Nursing Home. Services are Friday at 2 p.m. at Beth-el Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. Lee Brand Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery. Visitation is today from 2-6 p.m. at West Memorial Funeral Home in Starkville. Mr. Perkins was born in Oktibbeha County and was a Baptist. He is survived by his daughter, Louise Davis of Chicago; stepson, Allen Robinson of Starkville; sisters, Doretha Carter and Lubertha Perkins, both of Starkville; and seven grandchildren.