Born in Pleasantville on June 29, 1929, she was the daughter of McKendree and Chlorine (Mowery) Wilson. After the passing of her father, her mother later married Chester McCart. Fern married William Earl Percifield on June 12, 1961.
She was a homemaker and a volunteer at Glenburn Home. She attended Full Gospel Church in Switz City.
Survivors include one brother, Perry Vernal Wilson of Washington; a foster sister, Wanda Eslinger of Linton; and caregivers Elizabeth 'Libby' Dayhoff and the Four Rivers staff.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Earl.
The family has requested memorial contributions to be made to Four Rivers Rehabilitation.
Friends may call at Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton from 4-8 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. until the hour of service on Friday,
Services will take place at 1 p.m. on Friday with Rev. Sam Hill officiating. Interment will follow at Stafford Cemetery in Sandborn.
Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com