A Life Remembered

January 27, 1955 – March 19, 2019


Mrs. Paulie Perro Rayford, 64, a resident of Mobile, Alabama, passed away on Tuesday, March 19, 2019.

Paulie was a Captain and Platoon Leader in the US Army in Ordnance Corps.  She served at Fort Irwin, CA and Fort Rucker.  She was on active duty during Desert Storm.  She also served at Aberdeen Proving Group and Fort Benning.  Paulie was an avid fan of Mardi Gas and loved photography in her spare time.  She was a graduate of the University of South Alabama.

Paulie is preceded in death by her mother, Jean White Perro; her father, Walter D. Perro; grandmother, Helen Mayo Perro; and her grandfather, Walter Leo Perro.

She is survived by her husband of 17 years, Clifford Rayford; brothers, Donny W. Perro (Kay) and Scott P. Perro (Frendie); special friends, Jimmie Botter, Sapp Matthews, Darlene Deaton, Eaton Bernard, George and Mary Watters; cousins, Paula Cormier and Betty Welch; as well as her beloved pets, Sasha and Mickey.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at the Alabama State Veterans Cemetery, 34904 State Hwy. 225, Spanish Fort, at 2:30 p.m.

Expressions of condolence for the family may be made at www.hughesfh.com.    Hughes Funeral Home is assisting the family.