Thursday, June 14, 2012

Elery Perkins Grand Marshal for Heritage Days Parade

Chatsworth, Ill. —

Chatsworth’s annual Heritage Days will be held June 14 to 17, 2012. This year, lifelong resident of Chatsworth, Elery Perkins, is the grand marshal for the parade at 2 p.m. on Saturday.
Perkins was born on Sept. 9, 1915 on a farm east of Chatsworth. He farmed in the Chatsworth area his entire life, retiring as a farmer in 1981.
He continued to work at various jobs in the community and finally retired at 95 as a crossing guard for Chatsworth Elementary School of the Prairie Central School District in 2011.
See Photo here.

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