Johnny "Mario" Perez

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Johnny "Mario" Perez, 47, of Monett, passed away in his home Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014. He was born on Nov. 15, 1966, in Van Nuys, Calif., son of Emilio and Jerry (Nunley) Perez. He had worked as a carpenter 19 years before his health necessitated his retirement.

Survivors include: his fiancÚ, Melissa McIver, of Monett; three sons, Johnny Lee Perez, Jr., of Noel, Emilio Perez and Jaden Perez, both of Monett; three daughters, Amber Clibbens, of Ridgecrest, Calif., Katrina Perez, of Noel, and Sabrina Perez, of Southwest City; six grandchildren; three brothers, Larry, of Cassville, and Joey and Richard, both of Greenly, Colo.; and one sister, Gina, of Dallas, Texas.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one granddaughter.

Memorial services were held Tuesday at the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville, with Pastor Donnie Spears officiating.