Peterson Funeral Chapel

            Wayne Portman Perkins, 84, of Aurora passed away Monday, December 12, 2016 in the Lacoba Nursing Home in Monett, MO.
            He was born to Pete and Opal Hill Perkins on December 7, 1932 in Shawnee, OK.    He was a retired machinist for a chemical co. and a U.S. Navy Veteran.
            Survivors include his wife, Joann; 4 sons, Monty, Glenn, Michael and Jesse; 5 daughters, Sandra, Paula, Mary Ann, Misty and Christy; 2 step-sons, Dr. Brett Bowling of Monett and Richard Bowling of Pryor, OK.; and 1 sister, Nan Stephenson of Tecumseh, OK.
            He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Port; and 2 brothers, Jim and Jerry Perkins.
            Graveside services will be held Saturday, December 17 at 12:00 p.m. in Maple Park Cemetery with full military honors under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel.