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Leonard Perryman, son of Albert L. and Martha A. Perryman was born November 14, 1895, at Buffalo, Mo. He departed this life at 4:30 p.m. November 23, 1957, at the Veteran's Hospital at Fayetteville, Arkansas.His age at time of death was 62 years and 9 days.
He was united in marriage to Edith B. Condren March 17, 1928.To this union were born two children, Barbara Lee and John Leonard.
He was converted to Christianity and united with the First Baptist Church at Buffalo on June 17, 1934, and he remained a faithful member until his death.He served as church clerk from 1939 until 1945.
He volunteered his service in the Army in World War I and saw action overseas.After returning he served as a rural mail carrier at Buffalo for 35 years, seven months and 11 days, and he officially retired October 31, 1957.
He was an active member in civic organizations.He was Past Master of the local Masonic Lodge and a Past Grand of the Buffalo I.O.O.He was also a member of the Buffalo Rebekah Lodge and the American Legion.
He was preceded in death by his father and mother, seven brothers, and four sisters.Survivors include his wife, Edith and one daughter, Barbara Lee of the home, and a son, John Leonard, daughter-in-law, Mary Agnes and the grandson, Joseph Leonard Peryman of Angola, Indiana.He is also survived by one sister, Pearl Glenn of Springfield, Mo., stephmother, Julia Perryman, Buffalo, Mo.; one uncle, M.A. Perryman, Springfield, Mo., and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral services were held at the First Baptist Church Novmeber 26, 1957 at 2:00 p.m. with Rev. J.E. Jackson, assisted by Rev. Milton Elmore officiating.Interment was in the Oak Lawn Cemetery under direction of the L.B. Jones Funeral Home.