Elvia L. Permenter

Wednesday, December 7, 2005

Elvia L. Permenter, 79, of Piggott died Monday, Dec. 5, 2005, in the Piggott Community Hospital in Piggott.

She was born July 23, 1926, in Boydsville, the daughter of the late Luther and Ada Neeley Nettles.

She was united in marriage to William "Bill" Permenter on May 5, 1944. They had two children.

She was a member of the South Thornton Street Church of Christ.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Bill Permenter; one son, David Stanley Permenter; and one sister, Elvera Smith.

She is survived by one daughter, Patricia Wilson and husband, Vernon, of Campbell; four grandchildren, Kristi Johnson and husband, Palmer, Tonja Peterson and husband, Stephen, Cody Wilson and Cheyenne Wilson; five great-grandchildren, Shane Adair, Kasey Adair, John Daniel Willis, Lane Peterson and Luke Peterson; two sisters, Pansy Gross of Piggott and Clella Whiteside of Poplar Bluff; several nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2005, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with C.O. Evans officiating. Burial followed in the Piggott Cemetery. Pallbearers were Vernon Wilson, Cody Wilson, Stephen Peterson, Shane Adair, Trent Holcomb and Larry Holcomb.

Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home of Piggott was in charge of the arrangements.