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Star Linnette Perkins

Star Linnette Perkins

Star Linnette Perkins, 71, died Thursday, June 30, at Sears Manor Nursing Home.

She was born in Jacksonville, Fla., but grew up in Darien.  She traveled around and lived in multiple states, from Arizona to North Carolina to Florida.  She made her way back home in the mid-1990s.

She is survived by her son, John G. “Bubba” Strickland, of Darien; and daughters, Michelle “Lynn” L. Perkins, of Hortense, and Selena C. Strickland, of Darien; 13 grandchildren; and 26 great-grandchildren.

Her family will host a celebration of life at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 30, at 145 Battle Road in Brunswick.