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James Penister, Jr
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Birth: Mar. 18, 1935
Jefferson County
Arkansas, USA
Death: Apr. 2, 2004
Pine Bluff
Jefferson County
Arkansas, USA

NOTE: SS Death Index shows DOB as April 20; US Public Records shows DOB March 18; and obituary shows DOB as March 13.

Obituary via originally published in the Pine Bluff Commerical Newspaper published APRIL 9, 2004:

James Penister Jr.

March 13, 1935

April 2, 2004

James Penister Jr., 69, of Pine Bluff, died April 2 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center.

He was born March 13, 1935, at Sherrill, a son of the late James Penister Sr. and Lula Bell Murphy Penister.

He was a machine operator for Bethlehem Steel Mill.

He was a Baptist.

Survivors include three sons, Earl Penister and James Penister III, both of Pine Bluff, and Cory Penister of Chicago; two daughters, Bernadine Gipson of Pine Bluff and Sandra Ester of Washington; one brother, Solon Rice of Chicago; three sisters, Mae Tolbert of Sherrill and Marie McCray and Faye Lee, both of Pine Bluff; 18 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at Brown Funeral Home of Pine Bluff with the Rev. Alfredia Frazier officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Garden.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

The family will be at the home of Rose Nesby, 2607 Colonial Drive.
Family links: 
  Lula Bell Murphy Penister (1907 - 1997)
  Mae Ella Penister Tolbert (1934 - 2007)*
  James Penister (1935 - 2004)
  William C. Penister (1939 - 2004)*
*Calculated relationship
Forest Lawn Memorial Cemetery
Pine Bluff
Jefferson County
Arkansas, USA
Created by: LC-NW
Record added: Aug 15, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 95398450
James Penister, Jr
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 Added: Mar. 18, 2015
To the father of a dear friend - rest in sweetest peace.
 Added: Aug. 15, 2012

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