May 20, 2014 Atlanta - David Perdue talks to his mother Gervaise Perdue as he greets with supporters at his election night party at Doubletree Hotel in Buckhead on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM

David Perdue’s mother, a life-long educator, has died at 90

3:39 pm Aug. 15, 2016

David Perdue’s office announced this afternoon that the freshman senator’s mother, Gervaise Wynn Perdue, has died. She celebrated her 90th birthday earlier this year.

Gervaise Wynn Perdue was a life-long educator in Houston County, along with her husband, David