Perla was born on November 23, 1949, in Bowie County, Texas, to James Edward and Inez (Sikes) Huggins. She loved to fish and make music and had the most amazing memory for the songs she wrote herself. She was of the Pentecostal faith and loved the Lord with all her heart.
Perla leaves behind her sons, Mark O’Brien, and Christopher John Norris and wife, Sandra; daughter, Angela Reynolds; grand daughter, Julie Walker and husband, Hunter; great-granddaughter, Paisley Lynn Walker; brother-in-law, Roger Walker and wife, Kathy; sisters-in-law, Jeney Walker, Kathy Tully and husband, Lonnie, Mary Lou McCoy and husband, Jimmy, and Jerry Ann Walker; and numerous beloved nieces and nephews.
Perla was met in Glory by her parents; husband, Paul Walker; and infant daughter, Paula Gean Walker.