Damion Evans Perales, age 6, of Hatfield, Arkansas went to be with Jesus, Tuesday, September 23, 2014 in Little Rock, Arkansas.
He was born January 8, 2008 in Russellville, Arkansas to Jessica Flatt Martin and Timothy Perales. Damion was a very involved little boy, at Hatfield First Baptist with JAM (Jesus and Me), and singing in the Children’s Choir. Also where his special jelly sandwiches were prepared for him. He also was an intense lizard and frog catcher. One of his favorite things to do was sitting on the porch with Grandma watching hummingbirds. Damion always enjoyed stopping at the Donut Shop, to get his daily “maple donut” and saying “umb deliciousness”. He also loved to fish with mom and step-dad and friends, especially with his brother, Jesse. Damion admired his mother and enjoyed his “Jennifer time”. He also was the planner of the trips to Uncle Heath’s even down to what “cookies” to take. Damion was quite the carpenter, he was always fixing things around the house. He enjoyed dirt bikes, four wheeling, and go-cart riding. He was a loving son, grandson, brother, nephew and friend to all who knew him. He will forever be in the hearts of his loving family.
He is survived by his mother, Jessica Martin and husband Jonathan of Hatfield, Arkansas; father, Timothy Perales and wife Kandy of Atkins, Arkansas; brother, Jesse Perales; sisters, Summer Martin, Kurtlyn Perales, Destiny and Jasmin; grandparents, Kathryn Howard “Grandma Sweet Pea”, Nita Williams of Atkins, Arkansas, Jesse Perales of Fort Worth, Texas, Randel L. Martin; uncles, Heath O’Bier, Christopher Perales, Jeff White; aunts, Jennifer Howard “Judge Jenny”, Crystal Perales, Krystal Johnson, Marrissa Campbell; 11 + loving cousins, Great Granny Rosa White; and Great Grandpa Thomas Kardamitsis of Corfu, Greece.
He was preceded in death by his loving grandpa, George Evans Howard, “Pa Pa”.
Funeral services were Sunday, September 28, 2014, at 4:00 p.m. at Hatfield First Baptist Church in Hatfield with Brother Scott O’Rear officiating. Interment followed in the Six Mile Cemetery in Hatfield under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.
Pallbearers were Timothy Perales, Jonathan Martin, Heath O’ Bier and Christopher Perales.