Virginia "Anne" Perry

  • Born: October 11, 1937
  • Died: October 16, 2020
  • Location: Battle Creek, Michigan

Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care

105 Capital Ave NE
Battle Creek, MI 49017

Tel. (269) 962-5527

Tribute & Message From The Family

Virginia "Anne" Perry, age 83, of Battle Creek, died Friday evening, October 16, 2020, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Battle Creek on October 11, 1937, the daughter of Paul and Esther (Wiles) Parsons and graduated from Battle Creek Central High School. At the age of 16, Anne began working as an administrative assistant in the accounting department at Consolidated Packaging/Plymouth Packaging, and retired from there after more than 60 years of service.

Anne married the "Love of Her Life" Daniel A. Perry at the First United Methodist Church of Battle Creek on December 27, 1980; he sadly preceded her in death on August 23, 2018. She is survived by her children, Scott (Mary) Grindol, Kathy (Tony) Hammock, & Robert Grindol; her step-daughters, Tina Johnson-Perry and Toni Perry; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Anne was also preceded in death by her step-son, Lonnie D. Perry, and her grandson, Christopher Grindol.

Anne truly loved spending time with her family, playing with her dogs, and going to garage sales.

The family will receive friends 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Thursday, October 22, 2020 at Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Battle Creek where funeral services to celebrate Anne's life will begin at 12:30 p.m. Interment will follow at the Fort Custer National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Humane Society of South Central Michigan. Personal messages for the family may be placed at


Condolence & Memory Journal

Annie You always had a sweet smile on your face for all of us. I always enjoyed being around you. You will be missed! God bless you!

Posted by Joy Dixon - Battle Creek, MI - Family   October 18, 2020