Obituary of Trudy Carrillo
50 year resident of Santa Cruz
Services will be held in Santa Cruz on Tuesday February 5th for Trudy Carrillo who passed away in Reno, Nevada at the age of 84. Born in Sneedville, TN to native Tennesseans Louis Perry and Shrilda Barnard. Trudy began her nursing career at Springfield state hospital and was a longtime member of Sharon Baptist Church. She moved to California in 1969 and married Vincent Carrillo in Carmel, CA in 1974.
For 38 years, Trudy worked as a nurse, mostly under Dr, Satish Chandra. She treasured the many friendships she made with the doctors, her patients, and her colleagues. Trudy loved tending to her backyard garden and taking car rides along the beach. Many fond memories of her will be cherished by her loved ones who enjoyed the times spent at Trudy and Vince's home.
She is survived by her son Donald “Ray” Honeycutt, sister and brother in-law Joan and Keith Krickler, granddaughters Ruth and Chantel Koppelman, stepchildren Rodney and Veronica Carrillo, niece Debbie Mullinix and husband Wayne, and many lifelong friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Vincent Carrillo and brothers Foster Perry, Bufort Perry, Ace Perry and Lucille with their spouses Ruth and Mary Perry.
The funeral ceremony will be held at Benito and Azzaro Pacific Gardens Chapel in Santa Cruz at 11:00 followed by a wake (to be announced) . She will be laid to rest at Valley Catholic Cemetery in Watsonville after the service.