Linda F. (Catterson) Perry

Oct. 1, 1948 – Dec. 23, 2021

Linda Perry, 73, Crawfordsville passed away on Dec. 23, 2021, at home after a 15-year battle with cancer. 

She was born in Crawfordsville on Oct. 1, 1948, to Frank Howard and Susie Arlie Perry. 

She was a 1966 graduate of Darlington High School. She retired as the Administrator of the Child Support Division of the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office after 26 years and from the front office at County Market after 12 years.

Ms. Perry was married to Russ Catterson before they divorced in 1985. They remained friends until his death in 2006. She made her home with her high school sweetheart, William E. (Bill) Hurt.

Ms. Perry was a single mom to three girls, who were her greatest joy and was a proud Nana.

Survivors include her daughters, Jodi (Rich) Graham of Lebanon; Heather (Paul) Barajas of Crawfordsville and Shawn Catterson of Indianapolis; grandchildren, Zachary Shireman (Ashlee Hoeferlin) of Lafayette, Cale Shireman of Bradenton, Fla., Viviana Barajas, Yannis Barajas, Clyde Barajas, all of Lafayette, Matt Perkins, a student at Ball State University, PJ, Langley, KaraLynn, Hadlee and Cason; four brothers, Jesse Edward Perry of T.X., John Howard (Ellen) Perry of Crawfordsville, Joe Thomas (Debbie) Perry of Fla. and Jackie Monroe Perry of Ala. She is also survived by her sisters-in-law, who became her sisters in love, Yvonne Deckard and Ellen Perry; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Macel Marie Wheeler, Mabel Lea Perry and Judy Carol Young; and one brother, James Robert Perry.

A memorial service was scheduled for 4 p.m. on Sunday at Hunt & Son Funeral Home with visitation beginning at 1 p.m. The family requests that you make a donation to the Animal Welfare League, the Youth Service Bureau or a charity of your choosing.

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