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Carlisle Mccall Perrin

June 13, 1947 — December 31, 2022

Carlisle McCall Perrin, née Dreier, age 75, of Maryville, TN, passed away surrounded by family on December 31, 2022, at the University of Tennessee Medical Center in Knoxville, TN, following a brief illness. Carlisle, born June 13, 1947, was a native of Union, SC. A graduate of Union High School, she completed her education at the University of South Carolina. She was formerly married to Richard Pierson Simon, Sr. Her work over the ensuing decades encompassed a wide range of activities and volunteer efforts. She worked as an Interior Designer, technical writer for Data Southern Corporation, and engaged in the home education of two of her of three sons.


Her greatest work was related to her infectious passion for genealogy, history, and her church. She served the Scottish organization Clan Donald, USA, holding positions of Tennessee Convenor, Tennessee State Commissioner, MidSouth Regional Commissioner, and CDUSA Board of Directors. In recognition of decades of invaluable service to the organization, Carlisle was awarded the title of Regional Commissioner Emeritus by the High Chief of Clan Donald. She was a Lady of the Kingdom of Raknar and the Scottish Ladies United Together Society. She also was active in her parishes, serving in youth ministry and on several vestries including St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Dayton, OH and Holy Cross Anglican Church in Farragut, TN. Until the time of her death, she faithfully served in her current parish of Apostles’ Anglican Church, Knoxville, TN. Carlisle held membership in the Daughters of the American Revolution, Halifax Resolves Chapter, and the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America.


Carlisle was preceded in death by her father Charles Dreier, Jr., mother Lillian Perrin Dreier, sister Henrietta Perrin Abell Wilkinson, and grandmother Henrietta Wade Perrin. She is survived by her sons Richard Pierson Simon, Jr., McCall Perrin Simon, Camden McCall Simon, daughters-in-law Kayla Byerley Simon and Caleigh Melissa Simon, brother Charles Perrin Dreier III, and several nieces and cousins.


Receiving of Friends will be held at 4 pm on Friday, January 6, 2023, at Apostles’ Anglican Church, 1540 Robinson Road, Knoxville, TN. Funeral services will be held 11 am on Saturday, February 4, 2023, at Apostles’ Anglican Church. In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations to the Anglican Relief and Development Fund (ardf.org).



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