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Final funeral arrangements

The Lane College Family is saddened to learn of the passing of Dr. J. L. Perry, 65, a member of the Class of 1971, in Memphis, Tennessee on Monday, July 28, 2014. Dr. Perry was a beloved alumnus, and a former Lane College Athletic Director and legendary Basketball Head Coach. During his collegiate years at Lane, he was a phenomenal and standout star player for the Dragons Basketball team, and a member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, which he loved dearly.

Final arrangements for Dr. Perry have now been made. Visitation with the family will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 2, 2014, followed by the Omega final rites at 11:30 a.m., and the Homegoing Service, to begin at 12:00 noon. The visitation, ceremony, and services will be held at New St. Luke Missionary Baptist Church, located at 1670 N Royal St., in Jackson, Tennessee.

Mercer Brothers Funeral Home has charge of the services.

Please continue to keep the Perry family in your prayers.

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