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Linda Carlton Pennington
Linda Carlton Pennington, age 67, passed away Friday, February 25, 2022 at Bristol Regional Medical Center, Bristol, Tenn.
Linda loved her life and her family. She was a loving wife, mom and Granny-Granny to the granddaughters she adored. Linda worked for the Town of Marion for 19 years and retired March 1, 2019 as Executive Secretary. She was a life-long member of Royal Oak Presbyterian Church and a graduate of Marion Senior High School. Linda loved her flowers, working in the garden and shopping. Her smile, quick wit, and caring way will be missed by all who knew and loved her.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ray and Pauline Carlton.
Linda is survived by her husband of 35 years, Wayne Pennington of Marion, Va.; daughter, Amy Kennedy (Jim), of Oak Ridge, Tenn.; son, Michael Pennington (Amanda) of Abingdon, Va.; sisters, Carol Eggleston of Rotunda, Fla. and Nancy Stephens (Ken) of Watertown, Tenn.; brothers, Art Carlton of O'Brein, Fla., Ronnie Carlton (Sharon) of Lutz, Fla. and Larry Carlton (Trish) of Abingdon, Va.; three granddaughters, Carrie, Katie and Hailey Thompson; several nieces and nephews; special friends, Steve and Lisa Akers and their children Lilly and Jack, all of Marion, Va.; partners in crime, Michelle Debord and Bookie Edwards; and her dog, Winston.
The family will receive friends Thursday, March 3, 2022 from 6 until 8 p.m. at Seaver-Brown Chapel. Funeral services will begin at 8 p.m. with the Reverend Alan Gray officiating. Graveside services will be held Friday, March 4, 2022 at 11 a.m. at Wassum Cemetery, Atkins, Va.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or to a charity of your choice.
To share memories of Linda Carlton Pennington, please visit www.seaverbrown.com. Care for Linda's family has been entrusted to Seaver-Brown Funeral Service & Crematory, 237 East Main Street, Marion, Va. 24354.
Make a donation to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital in honor of Linda Carlton Pennington
You are a beautiful person and I will never forget you. I have known you since our first day of school way back then. Hugs and prayers for all of the family.
LINDA DIAZ Mar 1 2022 11:48 PM
Wayne, I am so sorry about Linda. I remember when she met you. We were working at the bank. She loved you so much. Prayers!
Louise Osborne Mar 1 2022 1:20 PM
Wayne, I'm so sorry to hear about your beautiful wife!! If you need a friend I'm hear. God bless you friend!!!
Tammy DeBord Mar 1 2022 6:41 AM
I am so very sorry! I'm still trying to wrap my head around the thought that she's gone to heaven, so I know you're struggling mightily! God gets you through this time with blessed numbness and He will hold your hand and guide you through the next weeks. She will be missed terribly by all who knew her.
Sharon E. Buchanan Feb 28 2022 9:02 PM
Wayne and family,
I am so, so sorry to hear about Linda. I know you'll miss her beyond measure.
She was such a bright light in this world of ours.
I saw her before Christmas and we talked about Winston and how Michal brought him into your world.
I know it's hard to even imagine life without her. Just know that you're being prayed for and thought of.
Genie Sneed-Haulsee Feb 28 2022 3:39 PM
Sheriff Blake Andis and the Members of the Washington County Sheriff's Office would like to express their sympathy in the death of Linda Pennington. If our Sheriff's Office can be of assistance to you during your time of sadness, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Sheriff Andis and Members of the Washington County Sheriff's Office
Sheriff Blake Andis Feb 28 2022 9:52 AM
Wayne we are so sorry to hear of Linda's passing - May God comfort you and your family in your time of need - love you my dear friend
Claudette & Fred Yonts Feb 28 2022 7:58 AM
Linda was a great woman that loved on my sweet bug. We will miss her but know she is in heaven with our savior.
Bevelene Feb 27 2022 7:45 PM
Wayne has been one of my best and oldest friends. When he talked about Linda I was happy about how much he loved her and how good they were together I am so sorry with you We have to see each other soon. Love Sam Vernon
Sam Vernon Feb 27 2022 5:29 PM
I am so sorry for your loss. Linda was a wonderful lady. Prayers and hugs for your family.
Tammy Goodman Winebarger Feb 27 2022 12:51 PM