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Thea Lyle Perry

April 3, 1956 ~ July 8, 2017 (age 61)

Thea Lyle Perry, 61, of Statesville, passed away unexpectedly, Saturday, July 8, 2017 at his residence.

Mr. Perry was born April 3, 1956 in Welch, WV and was the son of Richard Lyle Perry and Cora Blankenship Perry. He attended schools in West Virginia and previously worked for Baker Furniture in Hildebrand, NC. On October 20, 1993, he was married to Marlena Thomas Perry, who survives. He loved riding motorcycles, his family, especially his dog, Mousey and family gatherings.

In addition to his parents and wife, Thea is survived by one daughter, Laurie Parsons Johnson (Keith) of Wilkesboro; two sons, Lawrence Edward Teaster (Tricia) of Statesville, Donald Lee Teaster of Statesville, eight grandchildren and two great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 12, 2017 in the Nicholson Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Iredell Memorial Gardens Cemetery. The family will visit with friends on Tuesday evening from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Nicholson Funeral Home.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

Nicholson Funeral Home is serving the family of Mr. Thea Perry.

 Service Information

July 11, 2017

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Nicholson Funeral Home
135 E. Front Street
Statesville, NC 28677

Funeral Service
July 12, 2017

11:00 AM
Nicholson Funeral Home
135 E. Front Street
Statesville, NC 28677

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