Kathleen Ellen Pennington age 86, passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2023 at her home.
Kathleen was a true lady. She loved her family and helped raise her brothers and sisters, and then her Sammy Joe. Kathleen retired after 42 years as a cook and supervisor with the State Hospital. She loved her granddaughter Jasmine and was so thankful for the help her daughter-in-law Melissa provided. They broke the mould after Kathleen, and she will be missed.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Joseph Herbert Pennington; parents, Stanley and Anna Hall; and six siblings.
Kathleen is survived by her son, Sam Pennington and wife, Melissa; granddaughter, Jasmine Pennington, all of Troutdale, Va.; sisters, Hallie Levins of Beverly Hills, Fla., JoAnne Huffman and husband, David of Winston Salem, N.C., and Emma Huffman of Mocksville, N.C.; brother, Cecil Hall of Lebanon, Va.; several nieces and nephews; special friends, Pat Kerch and Jimmy Walton.
The family will receive friends Saturday, March 11, 2023 from 5 until 7 p.m. at Troutdale Baptist Church, Highway 16, Troutdale, Va. Funeral services will begin at 7 p.m. with Pastor Paul Arnold and Pastor Ken Riggins officiating. Graveside services will be held Sunday, March 12, 2023 at 3 p.m. at Troutdale Cemetery, Auburn Lane (Route 827), Troutdale, Va. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.
To share memories of Kathleen Ellen Pennington, please visit www.seaverbrown.com. Care for Kathleen’s family has been entrusted to Fraziers’ Seaver-Brown Funeral Service & Crematory, 237 East Main Street, Marion, Va. 24354.