Karen May Perdue


Karen May Perdue

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Karen May Perdue

Karen May Perdue, 60, of Jacksonville, Fla., passed away Friday, January 24, 2020 at her residence after a valiant battle with cancer that lasted more than six years.

She was born in Parma, Ohio to Constance M. (Boyett) Wendt and the late Robert K. Wendt.

Karen grew up in Parma and eventually relocated to Jacksonville in the mid-1980s. She worked for Sun Trust Bank as a private client representative for more than 20 years and especially enjoyed her clients at the Fernandina Beach, Fla. office.

Karen was an avid traveler, having gone on more than 30 cruises, and loved going to Walt Disney World with her family. Most of all, she cherished being “Grandma.”

She was preceded in death by her father and her brother, William Wendt.

She leaves behind her husband of 32 years, Russell Perdue of Jacksonville; daughters, Jennifer (Jason) George of Fort Collins, Colo. and Lauren Perdue of Jacksonville; her mother, Constance Wendt of Jacksonville Beach, Fla.; her brothers, Robert Wendt of Spartanburg, S.C. and Kenneth Wendt of Jacksonville; grandchildren, Chandler Bullard, Thade George, Raef George, Rohen George;and many extended family members.

Services to celebrate her life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 1, 2020 at First Christian Church of the Beaches in Neptune Beach, Fla.

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Oxley-Heard Funeral Directors