LuDene Perdue, 75, of Krum, passed away May 11, 2014, at her residence. She was born in Afton, WY, to Denzil Earl Jenkins and LaFern H. Haderlie Jenkins. She attended Star Valley High School and graduated from LDS Business College. She married Bobby Perdue on December 7, 1963, in Olympia WA. They have three children: Michael, Daniel and Michelle. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.
LuDene was an amazing grandma, mother, and wife. Her life was dedicated to her family and serving others. She was a friend to everyone. Cooking, baking, and gardening were some of her talents that she readily shared with others. Many plates of food were delivered to someone that needed a little love and support. She was actively involved in genealogy work. She enjoyed working in her yard and spending time with family. She was active in her church and her greatest joy was seeing her grandchildren learn to love the Gospel of Jesus Christ and to live happy and fulfilling lives. She was a great example to all around her and touched many lives through her selfless acts of service. She will be greatly missed.
Visitation will be at DeBerry Funeral Directors, 2025 W. University, Denton, on Wednesday evening, May 14, from 5 to 8 p.m. The funeral service will be held at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 1801 Malone, Denton, on Thursday May 15, at 10 a.m. Bishop Glenn Wilde will officiate. Burial will follow at Restland Memorial Park in Dallas.
LuDene is survived by her husband, Bobby Ray Perdue, of Krum; two sons, Daniel Perdue of The Colony and Michael Perdue of Krum; sister, Yvonne Neuenschwander of Lyman WY; brothers, Dewain Jenkins, Ardell Jenkins, and Don Jenkins; and 10 grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Braden Perdue, Nathan Perdue, Daniel Perdue, Michael R. Perdue, Michael G. Perdue, Roger Jacobs, Dewain Jenkins, Ardell Jenkins and Don Jenkins.
She was preceded in death by her daughter, Michelle, her parents, and great-niece Shelbi Neuenschwander.