Edgel Charlene May Permenter


Edgel Charlene May Permenter, loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother left this earthly world on April 15, 2017 in Arlington, Texas.  She was born in Paxton, Texas, to Justine Hooper May and Asa Davis May on July 22, 1927.  She resided the majority of her life in Joaquin, Texas. She was 89 years of age.  
Her services will be held at Mangum Funeral Home Chapel, in Center, Texas, on April 18, 2017 at 11 am with Rev. Jody Hooper and Rev. Austin Moore officiating.  Burial will follow at Wimberly Cemetery in Huxley, Texas.  Visitation will take place Monday evening from 6-8pm.
Edgel spent most of her life educating childrenand caring for her family.  One of her greatest joys was teaching children to read.  She married the love of her life Smith J. Permenter on June 2, 1946.  She was a member of the Joaquin Church of Christ.
Edgel is survived by:
Sean Permenter and wife Joyce
Steve Permenter and wife Sandy
Deborah Brown and husband Jack
Ami Modglin
Eric Permenter and wife Josie
Shannon Permenter and wife Jennifer
Cody Permenter and wife Tara
Cari McNally and husband Chris
Angela Moore and husband Austin
Numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Sandra Moody and husband Jeff
Preceded in death by:
Mother and Father: Justine and A.D. May
Husband: S. J. Permenter
Infant Daughter: Nina Sue Permenter
Granddaughter: Roxanne
Sister: Lazelle Rose
Brother: Donald May
Pallbearers will be grandsons; Eric Permenter, Shannon Permenter, Cody Permenter, Austin Moore, nephew, Steve Mood, special friend, Rodney Dean.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Alzheimer's Association at
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