DOROTHY ELIZABETH O'DONNELL PERRYMAN, longtime
Alpine & Brewster County resident, passed away on
May 19, 2019 at the tender age of 102 at her home
in Alpine, TX, with burial in Elm Grove Cemetery
Mrs. Perryman was born in Wirt City, OK (also known
as Ragtown) on Feb. 2, 1917 to J.A. & Sophia Conway
O'Donnell. She attended St. Rita's School, Ranger
High School in the Class of 1934, & Ranger Jr. College
at Ranger, TX. Dorothy married W.H. "Jack" Perryman.
She taught in the Alpine Independent School District
for 31 years, and served as the high school basketball
coach. She received her undergraduate degree in home
economics (homemaking) from Texas Women?s University
& a Master of Education from Sul Ross State University.
Once retired, Dorothy & Jack loved to travel the USA
and Canada, while pulling their iconic Airstream travel
trailer. Dorothy enjoyed cooking, sewing, and quilting,
and she spent many hours playing bridge with her beloved
friends at the Sunshine House.
She is preceded in death by her husband, W.H. "Jack"
Perryman, her parents, and five brothers. Those left
to honor and cherish her wonderful memory and life are
one nephew and five nieces. Her siblings were James
Albert O'Donnell, Eugene O'Donnell (RHS-1932), Victor
O'Donnell, Francis O'Donnell, and Robert O'Donnell