Talmadge Henderson Perry, 78, of Lavonia, passed away Sunday evening, March 17, 2019, at the Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center.

Born September 2, 1940, in Jackson County, he was the son of the late Eugene and Ina Ivey Perry. He was the brother of the late Walter Perry, Margaret Tinsley, Avis Coker, Mardell Davis, and Linda Sexton. He received a BS in Criminal Justice from North Georgia College. He was a retired sergeant in the Georgia State Patrol. He was a loan officer with 1st National Bank of Jackson County, and had been a mail carrier. He was a Mason. He was a member of the Belmont Baptist Church of Talmo, GA.

Survivors include his wife Marie McDuffie Whitworth Perry; two sons, Eric Perry of Lavonia, and Scott Perry of Madison, Alabama; two grandchildren; three brothers, Tommy Perry, Athens, Ralph Perry, Jefferson, and Kesler Perry Commerce; two sisters, Judy Williams, Littleton, NC, and Jean Ward, Hoschton, GA.

Services will be Wednesday afternoon, March 20,2019 at 2pm at the B D Ginn Memorial Chapel in Carnesville. Interment with Georgia State Patrol Honors will be in the New Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery.

The body is the Ginn Funeral Home, Carnesville, GA. The family is at the home. They will receive friends from 2 until 4pm and 5pm until 8pm Tuesday at the Ginn Funeral Home.