GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. -- Beloved wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and dear friend. Barbara Jean Perry (Stiles), 74, passed away at home, Monday June 10, 2013. She was born August 2, 1938 in New London, Ohio to Earl Stiles and Catherine Porter Woods. Barbara is preceded in death by her parents and younger sister Shirley Campbell (Stiles).
Barbara was a member of the Community of Christ, Grain Valley, Missouri congregation, where she attended with her devoted husband of 50 years, son, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, and a great many dear friends. Barbara loved children and devoted much of her life to raising her adopted children as caring for and loving more than 60 foster children.
Barbara is survived by her husband, Phillip Perry, children Michael and Lori Perry, foster children Terry and Michael Perkins, and grandchildren Siera, Brian, Sofia, Destiny, Gavin, Makayla, Nicholas, and Rebekah as well as two great grandchildren who will be born in just a few months, sister Betty Stiles of New London, Ohio, and extended family and friends too numerous to count.
Services will be held at Chapel of Memories Funeral Home at Swan Lake Memorial Park at 30,000 Valor Drive, Grain Valley, Missouri 64029.