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Geraldine Pennington, Casey Co., KY (1940-2013)

She was a homemaker and member of the St Bernard Catholic Church. She loved her grandchildren, often referring to them as her "sugar babies". She made an impact on all with whom she came in contact. Her husband of over 50 years, Jim Pennington, survives. She leaves 12 direct living descendants spanning three generations.
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Geraldine Pennington , of Casey County, KY passed away Tuesday August 13, 2013 at the University of Louisville Hospital. She was 72.

Funeral services will be at 10amCT/11amET, Saturday August 17, 2013 at St. Bernard Catholic Church, 5075 KY 551, Liberty, KY in the Clementsville Community of Casey County, with Father David Carr officiating. Burial will be at St. Bernard Cemetery. Visitation is 5pm-8pmCT/6pm-9pmET, Thursday, August 15, 2013, at McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, and Friday, August 15, 2013, from 1pm-7pmCT/2pm-8pmET, at the funeral home, and will continue Saturday, 7am-9:30amCT/8am-10:30amET, at the funeral home.

Geraldine Pennington, Casey Co., KY (1940-2013)

Born Friday, October 13, 1940 in Casey County, KY, she was the daughter of the late Frank, Sr. & Sarah Odelia Wethington. She died Tuesday, August 13, 2013, in Louisville, Jefferson County, KY, at the age of 72 years and 10 months. She was a homemaker and member of the St Bernard Catholic Church. She loved her grandchildren, often referring to them as her "sugar babies". Geraldine made an impact on all with whom she came in contact.

Survivors include her beloved husband, Jim Pennington, whom she wed on December 15, 1962 and the following:
  • Son: James E. Pennington, Jr. of Liberty, KY

  • Three daughters: Kim (and Mark) Cox of Louisville, KY; Susie Glenn of Shepherdsville, KY; and Pam (and Larry ) Ethington of Mt. Washington, KY

  • Two brothers: Frank (and Sandy) Wethington, Jr. of Louisville, KY; and Richard A. Wethington of Louisville, KY

  • Four sisters: Sister Marietta Wethington of Owensboro, KY; Linda Pennington of South Carolina; Wilma (and Paul) Goebel of Louisville, KY; and Kay (and Chester) Edwards of Liberty, KY

  • Six grandchildren

  • Two great-grandchildren
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by a brother, Robert I. Wethington.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests expressions of sympathy in memory of Mrs. Geraldine Pennington to James Graham Brown Cancer Center, 529 S. Jackson Street, Louisville, KY 40202. Send a condolence to the family of Geraldine Wethington Pennington

Funeral arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY.

This story was posted on 2013-08-14 15:58:55

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Geraldine Pennington, Casey Co., KY (1940-2013)

2013-08-14 - 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY - Photo from McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, Liberty, KY.
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