Mrs. Betty Gene Kelley Perry, wife of August E. Perry, died this morning in a local hospital. Mrs. Perry was born in Valhart, Tex., May 16, 1927 and had resided in California 15 years and in Taft for the past four years. She made her home at 115 E. Woodrow Street. She was a member of the Methodist Church. Other than her husband she is survived by two sons, Michael Gene and Thomas Joseph; a daughter, Sandra Leigh; a brother, George F., Jr., of Monrovia and her mother, Florence T. Kelley of Bakersfield.