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Bobbie Perley

Bobbie Perley

Saturday, September 3rd, 1932 - Wednesday, September 9th, 2020
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Obituary

We are sad to announce the passing of Bobbie Duncan Perley on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020, in Fort Worth, Texas. Services will be 11:30 a.m., Monday, Sept. 14, at OakCrest Funeral Home with the Rev. Jeff Smith officiating. Visitation will be 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. prior to the service.

Bobbie was born September 3, 1932, in Hubbard, TX, to Georgia (Collier) and William Dewey Duncan. Her family moved to Waco in 1944 and she graduated from Waco High School and 4C Business College. She married Richard F. Perley on February 5, 1954. His career with IBM took them from Waco to Fort Worth to upstate New York. They came back to Waco in 1984 when he retired. They were married for almost 60 wonderful years until his passing in 2013.

Mom was a kind and compassionate woman. Our home was always open to friends and family. She spent many years volunteering in the P.E.O. Sisterhood and supporting Dad in the American Cancer Society and Waco Sunrise Rotary Club.

When she was a teenager, her father would take her and her friends, Eunice Linda and Barbara Morrison, to Katy Park to watch the Waco Pirates play. From this she developed a lifelong love of sports. She played golf and bowled and was an avid fan of the Dallas Cowboys, Texas Rangers and all Baylor sports. Mom and Dad were charter members of the Baylor Women’s Basketball Tip Off Club. They followed the Lady Bears all over the country and were in Indianapolis and Denver for the 2005 and 2012 national championships. Mom was also an excellent bridge player and rarely turned down an opportunity to play. Bobbie achieved Regional Master status in the American Contract Bridge League.

Besides her husband and parents, Bobbie was preceded in death by her sister, Helen Cox; and nephew, Casey Cox. Bobbie is survived by daughter, Vicki Perley of Dallas; son, Greg Perley and wife, Christy, of Fort Worth; grandson, Andrew Hindle of Fort Collins, CO; and nephew, Kelly Cox and wife, Linda, of Rowlett.

Bobbie was a wonderful mom and will be missed dearly.

Memorials may be made to Mission Waco, 1315 N. 15th Street, Waco, TX 76707.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Monday, September 14th, 2020 | 11:30am
    When
    Monday, September 14th, 2020 11:30am
    Location
    OakCrest Funeral Home
    Address
    4520 Bosque Boulevard
    WACO, TX 76710
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  • Interment

    Location
    Waco Memorial Park
    Address
    6623 Interstate 35 South
    Robinson, TX 76706
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Kelly Case

Posted at 01:47pm

Thank you for sharing your sweet mom with us here at Bethesda Gardens. She was always so sweet and kind to me as well as our team. She will always have a special place in my heart as will your family! I am keeping you all in my prayers!
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Kelly Case
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Kelly and the Bethesda Gardens Team!

Posted at 12:39pm
We, here at Bethesda Gardens are truly missing your mom. Our hearts go out to you and we are forever blessed to have known such a special lady!
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Nancy Munson

Posted at 11:46am
Bobbie and I enjoyed many golf games. She was fun to be with. Sympathy to her family. Nancy Munson
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Don and Jamie Morrison

Posted at 12:31am
Your mom will continue to live in your hearts forever. The tree will be planted in her honer and memory and continue to grow for years to come. Love
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