Ora Lee "Madear" Perine, 83, of Mobile for more than 60 years died July 15, 2008 at her residence.
She was a native of Choctaw Bluff. She was a member of Greater Nazaree Missionary Baptist Church for more than 60 years. She retired from J.B. Converse Engineer Company.
Survivors include three sons, Charles Blair, Fred Rocker, Walter Rocker, all of Mobile; one daughter, Deborah Blair; five brothers, Alfred Perine, Clyde Perine, both of Oakland, Calif., Jim Perine of Choctaw Bluff, Ray Rocker, Levi Perine, both Mobile; three sisters, Willie M. Robinson, San Ramon, Calif., Addie Curtis, Sacramento, Calif., Bertha Howard, Oakland, Calif; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
The service was July 25 at 11 a.m. at the Greater Nazaree Missionary Baptist Church in Mobile. Burial was in the Prichard Memorial Cemetery. Small's Mortuary directed.