Lela Rae Perkins Nackos, 52, passed away October 5, 1995 at home, from cancer.
Lela was born in Standardville, Carbon County, Utah, January 14, 1943 to Howard Edward Perkins and Ruth Grames Perkins. She married Charles James Nackos, December 19, 1967 in the Los Angeles Temple.Lela Rae attended elementary school in Spring Canyon for four years. Her family moved to East Carbon in 1953 where she graduated from East Carbon High School in 1961. She was employed by Honeywell Corporation and worked in Green River. She later was transferred to Costa Mesa, California, where she met her husband.
She was an active member of the LDS Church, serving in various positions. She loved to play the piano and was an accompanist for different ward organizations for many years.
Lela is survived by her husband, Charles; a daughter, Jennifer (Mark) Follette; four sons, James (Tina), Jason, Jared (Kari), Jeffrey; and four grandchildren, Tanner, Mitchell, Kade and Lela Miranda. She is also survived by her mother, Ruth Williams, East Carbon; sisters, Donna (Ray Mantle), Salt Lake City; Darleen (John Harrison), Kansas; brothers, Van (Kathy), New Mexico; and C.J. Blackburn (Sharon), West Jordan.
She was preceded in death by a son, Jonathan, her father and three brothers, Max, Rex and Paul Perkins and one sister, Carol Perkins.
Funeral services will be held Monday, Oct. 9, 1995 at 11 a.m. in the Kolob Stake Center, 1230 So. 500 East, Springville. Friends may call Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Wheeler Mortuary, 211 East 200 South, Springville, and Monday one hour prior to services at the Kolob Stake Center. Burial, Springville Evergreen Cemetery.
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