Mary Permenter Jarrell


Mary Permenter Jarrell, 86, of Lufkin, passed away Sunday, September 13, 2020, in Lufkin.

Graveside service will be held at Noon, Friday, September 18, 2020, at Strong Cemetery in Huxley with visitation from 10:00 a.m. to Noon, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.

Born April 1, 1934, Mary is the daughter of the late Bryant Permenter and Nellie Taylor Permenter.  Her hobbies included quilting and sewing.  Mary was of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by:
Her children: 
Carolyn McClean of Delaware
Bobby Jarrell and wife Julie of Northford, Virginia
Sherree SoRelle and husband Robert of Conroe
Michael C. Jarrell and wife Janna of Lufkin

Roxy Slayton of Washington
Amanda Mayer of San Antonio
Susan Dawson of Washington
Brian Jarrell of Little Rock Arkansas

Jackie Jarrell
Tyler Mayer
Madlyn Dawson
Sydney Mayer

Preceded in death by her husband, Willie Jarrell; parents, Bryant Permenter and Nellie Taylor Permenter; brothers, Sam and Roy Permenter; sisters, Daisy and Janice; and son-in-law, Chuck McClean.

A special thanks to The Joseph House and staff for their compassionate care.

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