Obituaries

JAMES OTIS (BUD) PENNINGTON -

Mr. James Otis (Bud) Pennington, age 74, of Boone and formerly of Mountain City, died Saturday afternoon, July 4, 2011, at Deerfield Ridge Assisted Living, Boone, NC. Born July 2, 1937 in Chilhowie, Virginia, he was the son of the late Dewey and Lura Seats Pennington.

Bud is survived by his children, Peggy Pennington of Boone, NC, Libby Cox and husband, Darin, of Hamilton, Ohio, Eddie Pennington and wife, Melissa, of Fleetwood, NC and Wanda Johnson of Boone, NC; two grandchildren, Jacob Cox and Cameron Cox; and the mother of his children, Joyce Jenkins of Boone.

Memorial services for Mr. James Otis (Bud) Pennington were conducted at Antioch Baptist Church in Mountain City, TN on Saturday, July 9, 2011. Flowers and expressions of sympathy go to the church at 117 Antioch Church Road, Mountain City, TN 37693. The family received friends beginning at 2:00 pm and the memorial service was at 3pm. Online condolences may be sent to the Pennington family at austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com

Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory served the Pennington family.