James Perry known as "Lil James" was born on 5/13/51 in Nash County, NC to the late David Lee Perry Sr. and Elnora Marshman Perry.
James leaves to cherish his loving memories; his son Cornelius Perry and five grandchildren all of New York. Seven siblings; Shirley Staton (Bobby) and Catherine Horner of Nashville, NC, David Lee Perry Jr., Mary Nancy Harrison, Carleen Perry Lindsey ( Raymond), Tracy Perry and Willie Lee Perry all of Rocky Mount, NC. Three Aunts: Rebecca Lofton of St. Augustine, Fl., Ella Marshman of Springhope NC., Pastor Irene Everette of Whitakers NC. Two uncles; James Perry ( Ella ) and Tommy Perry (Minnie) of Rocky Mount NC and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.