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Joseph Robert Pennington
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Birth: Jul. 21, 1893
Death: Apr. 28, 1956

Son of James Martin "Babe" Pennington and Martha Malinda Menerva Loucinda Blanton

Spouse of Fannie Minerva Blanton


Spartanburg Herald and Herald Journal Obituaries
Joe Pennington Taken by Death Seated in Auto
Joseph R. Pennington, 62, Thickety area farmer, died Saturday morning (Apr. 28, 1956) about 9:30 o'clock as the result of a sudden illness. He was seated in an automobile standing on the city parking lot in the Littlejohn block of Limestone Street when he was stricken. He was a World War I army veteran, having served with Company A, of the Seventh Infantry Regiment. Mr. Pennington is survived by his wife, Mrs. Fannie Blanton Pennington; a daughter, Miss Elsie Pennington, of Route 4; four sons, Lee R. Pennington, of Blacksburg, Claude R. Pennington, of Rich- mond, Va., and James P. and Lyman H. Pennington, of Gaffney; two sisters, Mrs. Eliza Smith, of Spartanburg, Route 1, and Mrs. W. C. Gordon, of Gaffney; one brother, J. E. Pennington, of Gaffney; and two grandchildren. Funeral services for Mr. Pennington were conducted Mon- day afternoon at 4 o'clock at the White Plains Baptist Church. THe Rev. J. C. Hill, the Rev. E. E. Smith and the Rev. Ernest Welchel officiated. Interment was in the White Plains cemetery with the Gordon-Harrison mortuary in charge. The pallbearers were Walter, Herschell, and Floyd Gordon, Ellis Pennington and Francis and Rayford Blanton. 
Family links: 
  Fannie Minerva Blanton Pennington (1898 - 1971)*
  Claude Robert Pennington (1922 - 1988)*
*Calculated relationship
White Plains Baptist Church Cemetery
Cherokee County
South Carolina, USA
Created by: Mindy
Record added: Jan 19, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33053809
Joseph Robert Pennington
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