Audrey Maxine Rose Perkey, 90, passed away in a hospital on Monday, September 25, 2023 in Norfolk, Virginia. Maxine was born December 4, 1932 to Reuben Rose and Pearl Lee Rose in Hensley, West Virginia.
She was a graduate of Iaeger High School in West Virginia. Maxine started working at the age of 16 at McCoy’s grocery store in Roderfield, WV. She married Lenvin I Perkey in 1955 and relocated to Norfolk, Virginia. They had one child, Lenvin R Perkey. Maxine worked as a store cashier and bank teller for 47 years. Her sole focus in life was to make life easier for her family, always helping when problems arose.
In addition to being predeceased by her parents, Maxine was predeceased by her husband of 64 years, Lenvin, her sisters; Juanita, Ruby, Ruth, Glenna, and a brother, Jim.
Left to cherish her memory are her son, Rudy and his wife Dolly, two grandchildren, Andy Perkey and his wife Charlee and Robert Rooks, and four great-grandchildren.
The immediate family will have a private memorial then her ashes will be interred with her husband Lenvin at the Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk, Virginia. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.vacremationsociety.com . In lieu of flowers, please visit www.alz.org to make contributions to the Alzheimer’s association in Maxine’s honor.