Dennis Melvin Permenter


Graveside service for Dennis Melvin Permenter, 83, of Tenaha, Texas will be held at 2 PM on Saturday, September 15, 2018 with Bro. Levi Cohorst officiating at Timpson Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Timpson, Texas.

Visitation will be held on Friday, September 14, 2018 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at Taylor Funeral Home, 511 Ross Graves Dr., Timpson, Texas.  Mr. Permenter passed away on September 12, 2018 in Garrison, Texas.  Born February 11, 1935, in Tenaha, Texas to the late Harry Powers and Eva Ovada (Anderson) Permenter.  
Dennis was born and raised in Tenaha, Texas.  He attended Tenaha schools, then went to serve his country by joining the United States Air Force.  Dennis enjoyed hunting and attending gun shows.  He was a member of Tenaha Lodge #737 for many years.  He was also an active member of Timpson Missionary Baptist Church, serving the Lord in many capacities.  
Dennis is survived by his wife, Judy; son, Charles Earl Permenter; daughter, Donna Lee Sandifer; stepdaughters, Amanda Spradlin, Genna Smith; grandchildren, Nathan Amelung, Aaron Amelung; and a host of family and friends that will miss him dearly.
He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Charles Harvey Permenter; and sister, Oda Pauline Shepard.
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Taylor Funeral Home, Timpson, is in charge of arrangements.