Earnestine "Dolly" Perry Monday, March 25, 1935 - Monday, May 1, 2017

Earnestine Perry affectionately known as “Dolly” went gently and peacefully away on Monday, May 1, 2017. She was born on March 25, 1935 in Tamo, Arkansas the daughter of Roosevelt Perry and Artie Luarks. She was preceded in death by both her parents; stepfather, Robert Luarks Sr.; daughter, Geraldine Perry; brother, Willie Burden and great-granddaughter, Lachante Clayton. Earnestine accepted Christ and was baptized at an early age. She was educated in the Tamo, Arkansas public schools. Earnestine was a homemaker and was disabled at the time of her passing. She loved to spend time with family and friends. In her spare time, she loved going to the casino. Earnestine was adored by her children and siblings who treated her with lots of love, dignity and respect. Earnestine raised three of her grandchildren as her own; Tequila Clayton, Lynnetta Steele and Knesha Steele. Earnestine leaves to cherish her memory her son, Frank Stiff of Topeka, Kansas; two daughters, Gearlean Clayton of Alabama and Doris Perry of Topeka, Kansas; brothers, Robert Luarks Jr., J.B. (Robin) Luarks and Roosevelt (Sharon) Luarks all of Topeka, Kansas; sister, Artie (Oris) Tunley of Topeka, Kansas; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; four great-great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends. Earnestine has finished her race and has been rewarded her crown! Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 12, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at Bowser Johnson Funeral Chapel, 723 SW 6th Avenue, Topeka, Kansas. Visitation: 10:00 a.m. until time of service. Interment: Mt. Auburn Cemetery, 916 SE California, Topeka, Kansas

Service Details: Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 12, 2017, at 11:00 a.m. at Bowser Johnson Funeral Chapel, 723 SW 6th Avenue, Topeka, Kansas. Burial: Mt. Auburn Cemetery, 916 SE California, Topeka, Kansas 66606

723 SW 6th Avenue, Topeka, Kansas 66603, Bowser Johnson Funeral Chapel

I'm sorry for your lost and my prayer goes out to you and your family

My thoughts and prayers go out to all the family may Dolly R.I.P

Dolly rest in heaven, I always had in my mind you would live forever, and you have always in my heart, I will always love you and deeply miss you, you are in the Lord's arms and singing and having a good time with family that is there with you, I know your wing's are beautiful with colors that are more beautiful then the rainbow we see, your crown is of many jewels that shine threw out heaven and among the star's for us to see, I love you Dolly.

My dear sweet auntie Dolly. U were the best auntie ever. My favorite auntie. No matter what I've done in the past you were always there for me and loved me unconditionally. You had a heart of gold. It's going to be really hard without you here with us. You were the backbone of our family. You have been in my life since I was a baby. You took care of me and help raise my son when I couldn't at the time. I appreciate everything you have done for me. I love u you so so much and you will always have a special place in my heart. Rest in Sweet Paradise auntie Dolly and please continue watching over our family. I will always and forever love you. Your niece Nette....

At a loss of words,you are a great lady that i love and adore.You have a great heart and very sorry i can't make it to see you sent off but know that i love you No less and you will definitely be missed but never forgotten.

Rest in peace