She was born on July 2, 1931, to the late Norman W. And Ellen Gibson Dickerson.
She was also preceded in death by her husband, Alfred Perdue, Jr.; and two sisters, Jewel Schoffstall and Opal Davis. She was a faithful member of Harvest Baptist Church and a 1948 graduate of Blacksburg High School where she excelled in the Beta Club.
She is survived by her sisters and brother-in-law, Norma Wall and Toni and Jimmy Fain; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Harvest Baptist Church, 201 Lucas Drive, Blacksburg, VA 24060.