Funeral services scheduled for Kasandra Michelle PerkinsPosted: Updated:
Funeral services will be held Thursday afternoon in the Dallas area for Kasandra Michelle Perkins.
The 22-year-old woman was fatally shot Saturday morning by her boyfriend, Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, who later committed suicide.
Condolences are pouring in for Perkins' family, especially her 3-month-old daughter. You can click here to leave your condolence on the funeral home's website.
Perkins' mother lives in Fort Worth, and so the first service will be held in that area.
A second funeral service will be held later in the Austin area where her father lives. She will be laid to rest in the Austin area.
The following is the obituary for the woman known to her friends and family simply as "Kasi."
"Kasandra Michelle Perkins, of Kansas City, Missouri, passed away December 1, 2012 at the age of 22. She was born October 14, 1990, in McKinney, Texas, to Darryl Keith Perkins and Rebecca Anne (Thompson) Gonzalez. Kasandra graduated from Anderson High School, class of 2009, in Austin, Texas. She was an instructor with Lone Star Dance Team and taught praise dance in her church. She was a member of the Kansas City Chief Woman's Organization and was involved in after school programs as well as volunteering with other organizations.
"She is survived by her daughter, Zoey Michelle Belcher; mother, Becky Gonzalez and husband Jose of Fort Worth, Texas; father, Darryl Perkins of Austin, Texas; sister, Angela Moore of Blue Ridge, Texas; brother, Darryl Perkins II (DJ) of Austin, Texas; Grandparents, Frank and Elaine Aikey of Greenville, Texas, Joe Thompson of Michigan and Viola Perkins of Austin, Texas; great-grandmother, Doris Downing of Blue Ridge, Texas; several uncles, aunts, and cousins.
"A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, December 6, 2012, at Ridgeview Family Fellowship Church, 11811 CR 825 - NE Corner of HWY 78 and CR 825, Blue Ridge, Texas 75424."
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