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Dessie Pennington

April 19, 1922 June 10, 2019
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Mrs. Dessie Hazel Pennington, 97 of Somerset, loving wife, mother, and grandmother, passed from this life on Monday, June 10, 2019 at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital. She was born at Level Green in Rockcastle County, KY on April 19, 1922 the daughter of Joseph Elmer and Daisy Bullock Minks. She was a homemaker and a member of Walnut Grove Church of Christ.
She was the wife of the late Reginald Fairbanks Pennington whom she married on August 12, 1943. From this union they had three children: Gary Pennington and wife Charlene of Mt. Vernon, Debbie Goode and husband Tim of Somerset; and Marian Brummett and husband Effie of Brodhead; and eight grandchildren: Joey Goode and wife Ashley of Richmond, Elizabeth Helm and husband Garritt of Owensboro, Krystal Goode of Somerset, Reggie Pennington and wife Jamica of Mt. Vernon, and Paula, Marsha, Shawn, and Chelsea Bray, all of Ohio. Several great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren also survive. In addition to her husband, Fairbanks Pennington, and her parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson: Jeffrey Pennington; two sisters: Opal Williams of Somerset and Syble Thompson of Mt. Vernon; three brothers-in-law: Everett Pennington and wife Agnes, Corvis Pennington and wife Billie, and J.H. Pennington and wife Faye; and three sisters-in-law: Fannie Garren and husband Carroll, Irene Broyles and husband Glen, and Penny Moore and husband Woody.


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Visitation

Thursday

13

Jun

11:00 AM 6/13/2019 11:00:00 AM - 1:00 PM 6/13/2019 1:00:00 PM
Dowell and Martin Funeral Home

365 West Main Street
Mt. Vernon, KY 40456

Dowell and Martin Funeral Home
365 West Main Street Mt. Vernon 40456 KY
United States

Funeral

Thursday

13

Jun

1:00 PM 6/13/2019 1:00:00 PM
Dowell and Martin Funeral Home

365 West Main Street
Mt. Vernon, KY 40456

Dowell and Martin Funeral Home
365 West Main Street Mt. Vernon 40456 KY
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Mt. Pleasant Cemetery Final Resting Place

8320 KY Hwy 461
Somerset, KY 42503

8320 KY Hwy 461 Somerset 42503 KY
United States
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