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Perry Pennington, Breeding, KY (1929-2014)

He was a farmer and had worked at several area sawmills. He was a native of Metcalfe County, KY and a resident of Breeding, KY, at the time of his death. He was the patriarch of a large, respected family centered around the Breeding, KY tri county area of Cumberland, Adair, and Metcalfe Counties area. He was the son of the late Walter & Elizabeth Garmon Pennington. His wife, Dorothy Davidson Pennington survives. He leaves 24 direct living descendants.
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Perry Pennington age 84 of Breeding, Kentucky passed away on Saturday, October 25, 2014 at his home.

Funeral service will be Monday, October 27, 2014 at 1pmCT, at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 North Main Street, Burkesville, KY with burial in White Hill Cemetery, in Cumberland County, KY, near Breeding, KY. Family requests visitation after 12pm noon CT, Sunday, October 26, 2014 at Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home in Burkesville, KY.

Perry was born November 18, 1929, in Metcalfe County, KY. He was the son of the late Walter and Elizabeth Garmon Pennington. He died Saturday, October 25, 2014 in Breeding, KY, at the age of 84 years, 11 months, and seven days.

He was a farmer and had worked at several area sawmills.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by eleven siblings, Leon Pennington, Thomas Pennington, Radford Pennington, Lester Pennington, Pearlie Pennington, Stella Stilts, Mary Pennington, Vina Bunch, Paul Pennington, Elbert Pennington, Willie Pennington.

Survivors include:
  • His wife: Dorothy Davidson Pennington of Breeding, KY

  • Two daughters: Mildred Lou Vibbert and her husband Raymond of Breeding, KY, and Susie Mae Wilson and her husband Steve of Breeding, KY

  • Three sons: David Walter Pennington and his wife Jennie and Perry Elbert Pennington and his wife Loretta all of Breeding, KY, and Charles Edward Pennington and his wife Mackie Jo of Columbia, KY

  • One sister: Della Davidson of Burkesville, KY

  • One brother: Clyde Pennington of Edmonton, KY

  • Brother-in-law: Bobby Johnson of Burkesville, KY

  • Six grandchildren: Christopher Pennington, April Wilson, Sarah Wilson, David Houston Pennington, Jackie Vibbert, and Earlene White.

  • Thirteen great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends survive.
Send a condolence to the family of Perry Pennington

Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home, 304 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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Perry Pennington, Breeding, KY (1929-2014)

2014-10-25 - 304 N Main Street, Burkesville, KY - Photo Ballou & Stotts Funeral Home.
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