DeAnne Eslick, 77 of Dumas passed away on Monday, April 17, 2017. Funeral Services are scheduled for 2 o'clock in the afternoon on Friday, April 21, 2017 at First Baptist Church with Rev. Jerry Howe, pastor of the church, officiating. Interment will follow at Northlawn Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends from 6pm to 7pm on Thursday at the funeral home. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors.
DeAnne was born on September 28, 1939 in Dumas, TX to Arvel and Bonita (Jameson) Perky. She formerly worked out in the field at Panhandle Eastern and was currently a Life Insurance Agent for National Farm Life. She was very active in the community and was involved with various organizations. DeAnne was a Hospice Volunteer; she was Volunteer of the Year for Hospice. She was a 4-H Leader, a founding member of Country Club Terrace 4-H Club, and a leader of the Sheep Club for 12 years. DeAnne was also a Sunday school teacher, as well as a basketball and baseball coach. She was a member of First Baptist church and will be dearly missed by all who knew her.
She is preceded in death by her parents and a brother, Arvel Lee Perky.
DeAnne is survived by daughters: Rhondae 'Kim' Messick of Channing and LeAnne Bradley of Dumas; sister: Lola Jean Starkey and husband Jess David of Sudan, NM; grandchildren: Chelsey Messick and husband Mason Kellner, Jessie Messick, and Wrangler Messick; one great-grandchild: Wacey Owens.