Jefferson Pennington

Jefferson Davis Pennington Jr.

Thursday, July 28th, 1938 - Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019
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Jefferson Davis Pennington, Jr., 80, of Russellville, passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2019, at his home. He was born July 28, 1938, in Russellville, son of the late Jefferson Davis Pennington, Sr. and wife Alta Hibbs Pennington.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Betty Jo Salmon.
He is survived by his wife, Delores Pennington; 2 sons, John Pennington and wife Susan, and Phillip Pennington; daughter, Ruth and husband Dennis Kelleher; 8 grandchildren, Kerri, Bethany, Suzanne, Johnathan, Daniele, Caleb, Jake and Shannon; 9 great-grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends.
Visitation will be held 10:00 AM-11:30 AM with a family conducted memorial service from 11:30-noon on Saturday, January 26, at Lemley Chapel with arrangements under the direction of Lemley Funeral Service of Atkins.
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Posted at 01:28pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you. He will be missed!

Rodney and Sheila Miller

Ladonna Moro Cross

Posted at 11:18am
So sorry for your loss. Every time I saw him I would Think about him and my Dad together.

Carmella lewallen

Posted at 02:08am
So sorry for your lost he was a good man have alot of great memories of him and my dad togather, he always kept us laughing he will be missed.

Carmie Moro lewallen

David and Kristina Kirkpatrick

Posted at 05:10pm
May God bring you peace and comfort, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
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Ann Barnett

Posted at 01:56pm
Dear Delores, I'm so very sorry to read about Junior's passing. He ran a good race and will be rewarded. I know how much he cherished you and you him. My sincere condolences to you and your family. There is no one who could tell a story like Junior....I have many happy memories of him, always making me laugh. I will never forget him. May God bless you and give you peace.

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