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Oma Joy Pennington Avant
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Birth: May 21, 1939
Pie Town
Catron County
New Mexico, USA
Death: Jan. 28, 2002
Big Spring
Howard County
Texas, USA

Joy's obit was published in the Midland Reporter-Telegraph, Midland, TX, 30 Jan 2002.

Joy was the daughter of Odes Lee Pennington and Mattie Armour Booth. She married James Roger Avant on 6 Jun 1954 (alternate date 3 Oct 1954) at Lamesa, Dawson County, Texas. Joy and Roger had the following children: James Don, Cynthia Ann, Roger Dale, Allen Dean, Danny Lynn, and Devin Lee.

Joy's obit notes that she was a member of First Church of the Nazarene.

Joy, who lived in Big Springs, died at age 62 at a hospital in Big Spring, Texas.

The obit list the following survivors: her husband; all of her children; one brother, Bennie Pennington of Welch; one sister, Shirley Kingsley of California; and eight grandchildren.

Services were held at the Nalley-Pickle & Welch Rosewood Chapel with the Rev. V.E. "Buddy" Leach officiating. Interment followed at Trinity Memorial Park.
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  Odes Lee Pennington (1912 - 1955)
  Mattie Armour Booth Lowery (1918 - 1992)
Trinity Memorial Park
Big Spring
Howard County
Texas, USA
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Record added: Mar 04, 2010
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Oma Joy <i>Pennington</i> Avant
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