Michael Manly Perry

June 27, 1950 - March 3, 2022

06/27/1950 - 03/03/2022

Past Services

Sunday March 06, 2022
3:00 pm
First Baptist Church of Ahoskie
312 Main Street West
Ahoskie, NC 27910

COLERAIN, NC – Michael Manly Perry, age 71, of River Road, passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, March 3, 2022

Mr. Perry was born on June 27, 1950 to Melvin Lynn Perry and Eloise Burch Perry in Ahoskie, NC. Mike was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, and friend. He was an avid outdoorsman, with a passion for hunting, fishing and bird watching. He had a successful career in insurance for many years.  He enjoyed woodworking, gardening, westerns and most of all spending time with his family. Mike was a member at the First Baptist Church of Ahoskie.  His dog Fella was his faithful companion for truck rides and sitting by his side. Mike was loved by his family and friends and will be deeply missed.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Linnie Perry, and Melvin Perry.

Left to cherish Mike’s memory is his beloved wife, Nancy, two sons, Michael Manly Perry Jr. and wife Crystal of Adkins, TX; Lynn Perry and wife Meredith of Wilmington, NC, step-son, Dave Brooks and wife Susan of Hillsborough, NC; six granddaughters, Gloria Silguero and husband Ricky, Ella Perry, Amanda Perry, Bonnie Perry, Phebe Perry, Trinity Perry, and; two grandsons, Michael  Perry, III, and Zachary Brooks; and one great-granddaughter, Oaklen Silguero; brother Warner Perry and wife Ann of Edenton, NC.

A celebration of life memorial service will be held on Sunday, March 6, 2022, at 3:00 pm at the First Baptist Church of Ahoskie, Ahoskie, NC, with Rev. Dr. Paul R. Gilliam, III officiating.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church of Ahoskie, PO Box 649, Ahoskie, NC 27910 or online by clicking here or The American Cancer Society, PO Box 22478, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, 73123 or online by clicking here

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Perry family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.

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Melvin Byrd
5 months ago

I just learned about Mike passing. I had the pleasure to work with him and also hunt with him. Always a Southern Gentleman.

2 years ago


martha belangia thomas
2 years ago

Miss the time we had at perry Wynns Fish co. Mike was a good friend. So sorry for the family I know he truly loved and was so proud of them all. Until we meet again

Bill and Elizabeth Harrell
2 years ago

Nancy and Family,

Sending thoughts and prayers to each of you during this time of sorrow.

Jack and Judy Loper
2 years ago

Michael Manley Perry

Milton and Mary Felton
2 years ago

Milton and I send our sincere condolences, prayers and thoughts to Nancy and Mike’s family. Cherish the wonderful memories you created and shared together as a family. May God wrap His loving arms around you during this difficult time of loss and lift you up with reassuring strength that Mike is in a much better place now. God bless you all.

Wayne W. Smith
2 years ago

Marilyn and I offer our condolences to the Perry family. Mike was a great guy and was always quick to smile and laugh bringing out the best in people he met and befriended in high school. RIP my friend God has gained another faithful servant.