Wilbert Wilson Perian, Jr., age 29, a resident of Benton, passed away Monday, March 7, 2011 at a local hospital. He was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his mother, Viola Eaton Perian. Survivors include his father, Wilbert Perian of Benton; sisters: Janice Perian of Benton, Debra Ann Simmonds of Cleveland, Una Mae Rogers of Chattanooga and Ashely Williams of Old Fort; several nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, March 10, 2011 in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home with Reverend Tony Dugan officiating. Interment will follow in Old Ocoee Cemetery with a white dove release ceremony concluding the service. His family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at the funeral home. We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Perian family guestbook at www.higginsfuneral.com.