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Linda Carlton Pennington

March 1, 1954 — February 25, 2022

MARION, Va.

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.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Thursday, March 3, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm

Seaver-Brown Funeral Service

237 East Main Street, Marion, VA 24354

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Funeral Service

Thursday, March 3, 2022

Starts at 8:00 pm

Seaver-Brown Funeral Service

237 East Main Street, Marion, VA 24354

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Graveside Service

Friday, March 4, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am

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