Edgar Lee Perryman

Edgar Lee Perryman

Death 29 Apr 2006 (aged 105)
Burial Moody, McLennan County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 14126760 · View Source
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Edgar Lee Perryman, 105, of McGregor, died Saturday, April 29, 2006, in Moody. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 2, at First United Methodist Church in McGregor, with the Rev. Steve Heyduck officiating. Interment will follow at Moody Cemetery, under the direction of Cole Funeral Home in McGregor. Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday at Cole Funeral Home.

Edgar was born in Haunted Hill, Texas, west of Moody, Texas, the son of John Calvert and Eva Viola (Tilley) Perryman. He was a 1919 graduate of Moody High School. He later received a teaching certificate from North Texas State University in Denton. On Nov. 24, 1921, he married Eunice May Alton in Moody. Mr. Perryman taught in one-room schools in Moody, Witson, Eagle Springs, Tilley and Ewing for about four years. He was employed by the U.S. Post Office as a carrier in Austin for about six years. He also farmed with his son in the Moody area and was a field supervisor for Texas A&M Extension Service from 1947 until his 1964 retirement. In 1948 he moved to McGregor from Moody. He was a member of First United Methodist Church of McGregor, where he was a member of the Friendship Class. He was also a former teacher of the Try Class, served on the administrative board and was an usher in earlier years.

After 81 years of marriage, he was preceded in death by his wife, on May 17, 2003; a son, James Weldon Perryman; grandson, Jeffrey Perryman; great-grandson, Justin Lee Schmidt; great-granddaughter, Katy Kitchens; and sister, Florence Perryman.

Survivors include sons, Doran Perryman and wife, Martha, of Moody and Earl Perryman and wife, Barbara, of Speegleville; daughter, Betty Seawright and husband, Jack, of Moody; grandchildren, Mike Perryman and wife, Rita, Pat Kitchens and husband, Paul, John Perryman and wife, Brenda, Mary Brooks and husband, Chris, Paul Perryman and wife, Sandra, Sharon Schmidt and husband, Gary and Scott Seawright; 13 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

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  • Created by: Ruth M. Brown
  • Added: 30 Apr 2006
  • Find a Grave Memorial 14126760
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edgar Lee Perryman (18 Mar 1901–29 Apr 2006), Find a Grave Memorial no. 14126760, citing Moody Cemetery, Moody, McLennan County, Texas, USA ; Maintained by Ruth M. Brown (contributor 46796546) .