Netta Faye Perryman, 76, of Rudy passed from this life to her eternal home in heaven Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, at Mercy Hospice in Fort Smith. Faye lived most of her life in Rudy and was of the Assembly of God faith. She was born Feb. 12, 1942, to Frank Shepherd and Perlissa (Perdue) Shepherd in Bidville. She was preceded in death by her parents and several siblings.

Faye is survived by her husband of 59 years, Bennie Perryman; a son, Mike Perryman and wife Jennifer of Prairie Grove; and three grandchildren, Ashley Perryman of Brooklyn, N.Y., Jerrod Perryman of Tulsa and Patrick Ameling of Conway.

There will be no service. Arrangements and cremation are under the direction of Ocker Funeral Home in Van Buren.

Please celebrate Faye’s life by donating to American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123; or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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