Perry Lynn Cude

Tuesday, May 27, 2014
Perry Lynn Cude

Perry Lynn Cude, Sr. 76, of Leachville, died Thursday, May 22, 2014, at the NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital in Jonesboro. Born in Leachville he was the son of the late Johnny Cude and was a 1956 graduate of Leachville High School. Perry was a longtime employee for the former United Telephone Company and later worked as a sales representative for Snap On Tools. He enjoyed many hobbies, was an avid craftsman, and was a member of the Monette Masonic Lodge 558. Perry was also a longtime member of the Leachville Church of Christ.

Survivors include his wife, Loretta Cornish Cude of the home; two sons, Lynn Cude of Los Angeles, Calif., and John Cude of Santa Cruz, Calif,; one daughter, Carol Hamrick of Hornersville, Mo.; mother, Loudeen Cude Nolen of Leachville; one brother, Jackie Cude of Hoxie; and granddaughter, Rachel Lynn Simmons of Jonesboro.

Funeral service was 3 p.m. Sunday at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Leachville with Mr. Raymond Lasley and Mr. Alvin Leach officiating. Burial followed in Leachville Cemetery.

Honored to serve as pallbearers were Ralph Wells, Mike Cook, David Cornish, Ricky Cornish, Norman Hargrove, Mike Hamrick, Larry Brooks and Mike Cornish.

The family received visitors from noon until service time at the funeral home.

The family prefers memorials be made to the Arkansas Children's Hospital, P.O. Box 2222, Little Rock, AR 72203.

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