May 17, 1928 - December 25, 2016
Willard Permenter, 88, of High
Island, died December 25, 2016. He was born on May 17, 1928, in Shelbyville, to
Ray Edna Snyder Permenter and Price Andy Permenter.
Willard was a United States Army
veteran. He retired from the Oilfield and was a member of High Island Methodist
Survivors include his wife of
sixty-five years, Melba Permenter of High Island; children, Glen Permenter and
his wife, Fe, of Hamshire; Evelyn Charrier of Winnie; Annie Barrow and her
husband, Benny and Punckle Permenter, all of High Island; and Wesley Permenter
and his wife, Susie, of Hamshire; grandchildren, Robin, Kate, Phil, Brandi,
Justin, Joch, Bo, Jessica, and Aaron; eighteen great-grandchildren and one on
the way; numerous other family members; and a host of many friends.
He was preceded in death by his
parents; one brother; and one sister.
A gathering of Mr. Permenterís
family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, December
28, 2016, at Broussardís, 134 West Buccaneer Drive, Winnie. His funeral service
will be 10:00 a.m., Thursday, December 29, 2016, St. Matthew's Methodist Church, 1308
Weeks Avenue, High Island, with interment to follow at High Island Cemetery,