Longtime Alpine and Brewster County resident Dorothy Elizabeth O'Donnell Perryman passed away peacefully on Sunday, May 19th, 2019 at the tender age of 102 at her home in Alpine.
Praying of the Most Holy Rosary will be held on Wednesday, May 29, 2019 at 9:30 am at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, with Mass of Christian Burial to follow. Father Beto Lopez will serve as Celebrant. Burial will follow at Elm Grove Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers will be members of Our Lady of Peace Knights of Columbus Council 5096
Mrs. Perryman was born in Wirt City, Oklahoma (also known as Ragtown) on February 2, 1917 to J.A. O'Donnell and Sophia (Conway) O'Donnell.
Mrs. Perryman taught for Alpine Independent School District for 31 years as well as served as the high school basketball coach. She received her undergraduate degree in home economics (homemaking) from Texas Women's University and a Master of Education from Sul ross State University.
Once retired, Dorothy and Jack loved to travel the U.S.A and Canada while pulling their iconic Airstream travel trailer. Mrs. Perryman enjoyed cooking, sewing, quilting, and she spent many hours playing bridge with her beloved friends at the Sunshine House.
Mrs. Perryman is preceded in death by her husband W.H. "Jack" Perryman, her parents, five brothers.
Those left to honor and cherish her wonderful memory and life are one nephew, and five nieces.
Memorial may be made in memory of Mrs. Perryman to the Alpine Sunshine House or Our Lady of Peace Knights of Columbus Council 5096.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the caring staff of Alpine Memorial Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be left at: www.alpinememorialfuneralhome.com