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Obituaries for October 26, 2011

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

J.D. "Fat" Permenter, 82, of Dyersburg, died Monday, Oct. 24, 2011 at The Highlands of Dyersburg.

He was a retired farmer and a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the chapel of Dyersburg Funeral Home with Bro. Royce McGuire officiating. Burial will be in McCullough's Chapel Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors at 5:30-8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.

Survivors include three daughters, Phyllis Lineberry of Dyersburg, Paula Stafford of Memphis and Sheila Autry (Mike), of Troy; three sons, Gary Permenter (Kim) of Newbern, Marty Permenter (Kay) and Rance Permenter, both of Dyersburg; a sister, Betty Travelstead of Dyersburg; eight grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Sue Henry Permenter; and his parents, Walter and Elizabeth Sue Permenter.

Pallbearers will be Macky Enochs, Greg Enochs, Chuck Smith, Alvin Permenter, Curtis Hall and Kelly Welch.


Yvonne Cooper, 76, of Dyersburg, died Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2011 at Dyersburg Manor.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced by Dyersburg Funeral Home.