Willie Maxine Campbell Perry
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Willie Maxine Campbell Perry, 64, entered into eternal life Tuesday, Dec. 8, 2009. She was a native of Amite, longtime resident of New Orleans and resident of Greensburg since 2005. She was the wife of Emmitt Perry Sr. for 46 years and the devoted mother of four children, Yulanda Wilkins and husband Antonio, Melva Porter and husband Gary, Emmitt "Tyler" Perry Jr. and Emmbre Ryanell Perry, stepmother to Karen Topps and Clifton Knox, grandmother to Gary Wayne Porter Jr., Gavin Ryanell Porter, Sierra Carter, Brionne Carter, Antonio Jordan Tyler Wilkins, DeVante Banks, Emmbre Ryanell Perry Jr. and Emmbrion Ryna Perry, and godmother to Brant Muse. She leaves in her passing five sisters, Odessa Pope, of Baker, Pansy Campbell, of Dover, Tenn., Jerry Dean Banks, of Greensburg, Diane Bonner, of Clarksville, Tenn., and Laura Mae Blocker, of Houston; a brother, Larry Campbell Sr.; and four sisters-in-law, Sadie Muse, Victoria Dorsey, Ollie Smith and Rose Pearl Tillery. Family and friends are invited to attend the funeral services at Turner Chapel A.M.E Church of Greensburg on Saturday, Dec. 12, at noon. Interment in the church cemetery.

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Published in The Advocate on Dec. 11, 2009.
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January 14, 2020
I feel your lost I've been there May God bless you and keep you Carla Guise
January 12, 2020
Belated sympathy to you and your family. I know your Mom has been gone for years, but I just found out after deciding to check out tylerperry.com. Loosing a mom is very hard. My mom was called home on December 23, 2008, exactly 4 months before her birthday. That pain never goes away. You learn by the grace and mercy of GOD to try to accept it and go on. I'm a big fan of yours and I'm thankful that you mom birth you into this world to give so much laughter, help and kindness to so many people. May GOD continue be with you, bless you and keep you and your family in his loving arms.
Julia Noble
September 29, 2019
Mattie Owens
September 27, 2019
Rest in Holy Peace
Deidra Lebron
September 14, 2019
My deepest sympathy to the Perry Family. May God's love bring you comfort and peace during this difficult time.
Leila Banks
September 13, 2019
Thank you Mrs. Perry for giving birth to such a beautiful dreamer, your son Tyler Perry. He has given and continues to give so much to so many. And not only monetary Blessings of money, houses, cars, etc., but also so many laughs to billions of people. He's so very proud to be your son and call you his mother; and I know you were proud to call him your son. Thank you for giving such a wonderful gift to the world, a gift that continues to give over and over and over, in the person of your son Tyler Perry. Rest in peace Willie Maxine Perry. Although you are already in heaven, you still can't crown JESUS until we all get there. So in the meantime, whatever you are doing from Glory to keep Tyler inspired please keep on doing. You have given the world so much in your son Tyler Perry.
February 24, 2019
Rest in peace
Shavonne Barnes
February 15, 2019
Its never easy to say goodbye to a loved one that gave you so much and taught so much without asking for monetary gain! That's Momma for you!
Barbara Lewis
December 2, 2018
Sorry for your lost it's been9years since u lost her again sorry tha lost of your mother #1fan of have and have nots
Shantanette Washington
December 23, 2017
With thanks for your mother we have a person like you Tyler. You make us laugh when thing are sad. I just want to express from my family to your my condolences. God bless.
Chris Ivey
October 20, 2017
I am sorry for your lost of your mother. You are an inspiration in my life because I am raising my granddaughter. I watched your plays and movies often. I know you are a child of God. He is doing great things in your life. Please continue to give yourself to God and inspiring others.
October 14, 2017
RIP Mrs.Perry Madea's a winner
Lois Weiss
September 6, 2017
May The Lord continue to BLESS your hearts with Peace and Comfort! Remembering Mother, Perry!
Renita Edmonds
August 19, 2017
My deepest condolences to you and your family Tyler Perry
Your mother is responsible for the amazing actor, producer, father, friend that you are today
You are one of my favorite actors of all time
You're an inspiration to me Mr Perry
I would love to meet you or keep in contact with you.... Email address: iyannajamikhailch@yahoo.com
Rest In Heavenly Peace Mrs Perry
Shelmaria Coleman
August 7, 2017
nigil buckhalter
March 15, 2017
I know this is late in coming but sorry to hear about your mother I'm just looking for my half brothers. I am not looking for anything else. jperry2576@yahoo.com
James A Perry
February 14, 2017
I thought of you today. It's "Love Day" I remember how much you liked this day. Wondering how you are and the amazing things your doing. I'm going home next week for Mardi Gras and I'll get some beads for you. Miss our conversations and hold them dear to my heart. Keep watching over us as we continue our life's journey but hold my place right next to you, we have so much to talk about. Love & light to you always❤
February 13, 2017
Sorry to hear about your mother. You have my deep sympathy may the God of all comfort help you and family to cope with this difficult time.
September 11, 2016
Valenda Newell
March 17, 2016
Hi Tyler, sorry to hear about your mom. I will keep you in my prayers.We share cousins in Pickens, MS.Last name is Lloyd. Email me sometime.von402004@yahoo.com
cynthia smith
March 17, 2016
cynthia smith
February 5, 2016
There are some things in life that no matter how often it happens or how often we hear about it, it causes us pain and sorrow. Losing a love one is one of them. May the God of all comfort sustain you during this difficult time. Also, may Isaiah 55:8 bring the family some comfort and hope.
January 21, 2016
Rest in heaven
Mary Moore
January 10, 2016
December 22, 2015
God lead her home where Jesus embraced her with open , loving arms, her Christmas, this year , is indeed very Blessed, take care!
Tania MacDonald
November 25, 2015
Thinking of you and your family Tyler over this holiday season. We always remember and the grief gets lighter to carry. Approaching your son's first birthday, what a time to celebrate. Happy Birthday Aman♡
November 24, 2015
Revelasion la mejor de las promesas para todos
October 21, 2015
Rest in the arm of Jesus
Mary Moore
October 2, 2015
Teachers are awesome! Jesus was also a wonderful teacher. Jesus cared deeply about others and wanted the best for them. One thing Jesus though us was that there is a hope if everlasting life where we can see our loved ones once again. In John 17:3 it is stated, 'to have everlasting life you must learn to know God and the one that He has sent Jesus Christ'. If we follow these counsels, we too can enjoy everlasting life and gain the opportunity to see loved ones once again.
Johanne M
September 21, 2015
Alma Jones
September 7, 2015
My prayer is that God continue to strengthen you and your family. I know God have shown Himself strong in your life everyday.
Jennie McNealty
August 28, 2015
Hi Perry
I'm Pastor Shorts was close friends with you at your days at Greater in New Orleans. Just wanted to say man , the loss of a loved one gets manageable with Time. I send the comfort of Gods love to you and your Family.
Kevin Shorts
August 9, 2015
may she rest in peace.. may god continue to bless all of the family
May 29, 2015
This December will be 6 years since the Lord called you home. You're missed so much in every passing day. I think of you today like all the past days knowing you are safe, comfortable and keeping a watchful eye on us all whose lives you've touched. Congratulations on your grandson Aman, you would be proud. Always forever in my thoughts. Rest is paradise Miss Willie.
May 28, 2015
To the Perry family, How difficult it is to lose someone who is so dearly loved and needed. She dedicated herself to family, and so many others. May you draw comfort and strength each day through prayer and God's promises. (Jeremiah 29 : 11-13)
May 18, 2015
Sorry for your loss hope she was alive to see your greatest work your son but if not in flesh she will always be here in for you and your son in spirit...stay good hearted and open minded. Paula on Beecher Rd
Paula Jackson
May 15, 2015
Sending heartfelt condolences to Tyler & his family.
D. White
April 28, 2015
Mr. Perry, I'm REALLY late. Sorry for the loss of your Mama. I lost mine March 9,1996. It never goes away,but it does get easier. Just know she's resting and waiting to see you and your siblings and y'all will, "Walk around heaven all day."...Oh, You and I will meet one day(hopefully soon),and you'll write 2 of your best movies,one about Emma and Willie.
Wilma Morton
April 5, 2015
I know I'm late mr perry but I am so sorry for your loss . I admire your strength I lost my grandparents and still grieves for them. May God continue to hold you close
loris Collins
March 17, 2015
I know I'm super late Tyler Perry I love all your movies and plays I know how it feels to loose family I lost a lot of family my mom dad grandma great grandma niece great uncle
Kiesha Walker
March 16, 2015
Dear Tyler, I am reading that your mother passed on because I was googling you again to see what was new in that creative mind of yours. I am extremely sorry you lost her she was still young. You/Madea bring so much joy to my life. Please come back to Philadelphia we miss you. May God continue to bless your lifework. Love and peace, Pat B
Patricia Brame
February 15, 2015
Luv you tyler but God luvs you more
evangeline lakes
January 10, 2015
Mrs. Perrty - I never met you and I don't think I'll meet Tyler Perry but it is an honor for all the good things you have taught him. He's done a lot of good things especially the meaning in the movies he's done. You must of had a rough life but I know you were a strong woman that never gave up in your kids. I have to say that you are an angel and you can finally rest in peace but you'll be looking over your son shoulder in everything good he'll be doing in life.
Karen S
November 15, 2014
May God continue to keep and u lift in good spirit. I know what its like to lose a parent. God bles Mr. Perry and his family
Mikita Ckyyou
November 5, 2014
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christopher tyler
November 5, 2014
my god keep u and i well pray for ever day if u can call me at 2818670729 it well be good love tyler perry family i am 13 call me chris
christopher tyler
September 28, 2014
May God bless you and your family. I know she will be missed a lot.
jessie smith
September 23, 2014
Andria Petty
August 30, 2014
Rest in peace.love tamika rowe.
August 28, 2014
Sleep and rest awhile for the day to raise up to meet our King.
Hyacinth Sterling
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