June 13, 1938 — October 9, 2019

Vivian Ann Perry, 81, passed away in her home on October 9, 2019, in Albany.

Vivian was born on June 13, 1938, in Long Beach, California, to Lucille Tortomasi and Walter J. Shoemaker and raised by her stepdad, Ernie M. Sellman. She was the oldest of six children.

Vivian married Manuel Perry Jr. on November 19, 1960, in San Gabriel, California. She was the mother of four children.

During her life, she dedicated her time to serving the Lord and caring for her family. She enjoyed serving in the church and her many callings. She loved quilting, gardening, growing flowers and beautifying the yard with them. She also loved her cat.

Vivian is preceded in death by her oldest son, Herschel Elton Perry.

She is survived by her husband, Manuel Perry Junior; her children, DeAnza Perry, Anita M. Russell, and Alan M. Perry; her many grandchildren, Vincent, Fawn, Travis, Sabra, Kimberly, Natasha, Jessie, John, Janaya and Nigel; as well as her many great-grandchildren.

AAsum-Dufour Funeral home is handling the arrangements (www.aasum-dufour.com).

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