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Perline Little (12-19-18) service 12-22-18

Perline Malone Gambrell Little, of Savannah, was born in Lawrence County, Tennessee on Jan. 2, 1940, the daughter of the late Marvin and Lurline Adams Malone.
On July 16, 1984, she was united in marriage to Clayton “Wally” Little, who preceded his wife in death on March 21, 2013.
Perline spent most of her life as homemaker and loved taking care of her family, especially her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was an excellent cook and always enjoyed preparing meals for her family and friends. She never met a stranger and loved to be around people. She spent time as a volunteer for Bible Methodist Camp in Jasper, Alabama and Knoxville, Tennessee. She was always ready to go to Loretta Lynn’s Ranch. Her favorite channel was the Hallmark Channel and would watch it almost every day. Perline’s favorite time of year was Christmas and she looked forward to it every year. Her family will always remember her love of dancing, music, especially George Jones, and how much she loved the life she lived.
She departed this life on Wednesday, Dec. 19, in Savannah, at the age of 78 years, 11 months and 17 days.
Perline is survived by her children, Jeff Gambrell and his wife Lisa, Karen Powell and her husband Bobby, Wesley Gambrell and his wife Melissa, Joel Gambrell and Renae Akin and her husband Tim; 16 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; brothers, Willie Jerry Malone, Elva Malone and Quincey Malone; and sister, Marvelene Qualls.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by one grandchild, Brittany Lynn Gambrell; and one great-grandchild, Emily Grace Gambrell.
Services were held on Saturday, Dec. 22, at 1 p.m., at Shackelford Funeral Directors of Savannah with Larry Adair and Greg Qualls officiating. Burial followed in Caraway Cemetery at Henderson County, Tennessee.