CLARKSDALE: Pinetop Perkins Funeral Arrangements, etc.

Joe Willie “Pinetop” Perkins
July 7, 1913 – March 21, 2011
It is with deep sadness that we announce Pinetop Perkins passed away peacefully at home on
Monday, March 21, 2011 in Austin, TX at the age of  97.

Visitation and Funeral Services

Clarksdale, Mississippi

Thursday, March 31, 2011
The weekly jam at Ground Zero Blues Club will be dedicated to Pinetop in Memoriam.
Donations will be accepted.  The jam will be hosted by Philip Carter and the
Blues Underground and is an open jam starting at 8:00PM.

Visitation
Friday, April 1, 2011 – 4:00pm – 7:00pm
Century Funeral Home
506 Ashton Avenue, Clarksdale, MS  38614
662-627-4182

Ground Zero Blues Club will host a reception for friends and fans of
Pinetop from 2:00PM – 6:00PM.  Hors d’oeuvres will be served and the
bandstand will be available to anyone who wants to play.

Funeral Service
Saturday, April 2, 2011 –  11:00am
Century Funeral Home
506 Ashton Avenue, Clarksdale, MS  38614
662-627-4182

Burial
Saturday, April 2, 2011 – immediately following funeral service
McLaurin Memorial Garden Cemetery
Highway 61 North
Clarksdale, MS  38614

Celebration of Life and Repast
Saturday, April 2, 2011 – immediately following burial
8:00PM – Music by Guitar Mikey, Billy Gibson, Peter Nunn plus Special Guests
Hopson Commissary
8141 Old Highway 49 S, Clarksdale, MS
662-624-5756 

Pinetop Perkins Foundation

Please consider honoring Pinetop’s legacy by donating to The Pinetop Perkins Foundation.  Donations can be made by check or through PayPal.

The Pinetop Perkins Foundation is a tax exempt non-profit organization. It’s mission is to provide encouragement and support for youth and young people at the beginning of their musical career; and help provide care and safety for elderly musicians at the twilight of their career.

Mail Your Contribution to:  The Pinetop Perkins Foundation, PO Box 1916, Clarksdale, MS  38614

Web sites:
www.pinetopperkins.com
www.pinetopperkinsfoundation.org