In Memory

Jalayne Perry (Johns) - Class Of 1978

Jalayne Perry (Johns)

Jalayne Lucille Perry Johns, 56, of Marana, AZ, died unexpectedly Sunday, March13, 2016, at 1:45pm, at Oro Valley Hospital, in Oro Valley, AZ.

She was born and raised in the Delphi area, and moved to AZ in 1998. She was born on May 1, 1959 in Lafayette, to the late George Perry Jr., and her mother Lanette Cunningham Sechrist. Her marriage was to Mark L. Johns, in Delphi, on December 29, 1977, and he survives. She attended Delphi High School.

She was a homemaker, and worked with her husband on the farm for many years near Delphi, as his righthand gal, which she loved.

Then they moved to Harvard, Idaho and lived there for a couple of years. Their home in Marana, AZ, was one of the much loved stops of the many visitors they would welcome. She never lost her passion for horses, and never missed the Tucson Rodeo. She will be lovingly remembered as a wife, sister, daughter, and friend, but most of all as an incredible mother & grandmother. She was truly an Angel here on Earth. Surviving: husband-Mark L. Johns of Marana, AZ; daughters: Samantha & John Garrison of Delphi, Marcie & Doug Penn of Logansport, Victoria & James Brooks of Post Falls, Idaho; mother & step father-Lanette & Paul Sechrist of Lafayette; sisters: Vande & Tom Grimm of Evansville, Renee Mitchell of Lafayette, Claudette & Lynn Brown of Flora, Cheryl Shull of Jacksonville, FL; brother: Brian & Lenore Gooch of Attica; Stepbrother: Frank Sechrist of Delphi; grandchildren: Keaton, Makayla, & Lily Garrison, Kerisa & Shawn Fuller, Delia Penn, Silas Penn, Kylie & Larry Park, Nicole Reed-Brooks, Ida Mae, Noel, & Ethan Brooks; great grandchildren: Kolton, Karter, Kaidence, Kooper, & Easton Fuller, Adam Park. Friends may call Friday, March 25th from 4-8pm at Abbott Funeral Home, Inc., Delphi. Service there Saturday, March 26th, at 10:30am.

Pastor Dan Gottschalk officiating. Burial to follow at Masonic Cemetery.

Memorial contributions to the American Red Cross, envelopes available at the funeral home.