EVELYN V. PENNINGTON
Evelyn V. Pennington, age 88, of Mountain City, Tennessee, passed away on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at the Johnson City Medical Center. She was born on May 24, 1925 to the late Robert William Barker and Velma Imogene Huggins Barker. In addition to her parents, Evelyn was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Pennington, who passed away on March 2, 2010; sisters: Eleanor Reece and Rebecca Rankins.
Evelyn worked many years at the Mountain City Glove Plant and had also worked at Mountain City Elementary School. She loved to sew, quilt and crochet and had made many beautiful quilts, garments and crafts during her years.
Evelyn is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Joyce and Melvin Bowers; sons and daughters-in-law: Oscar and Patricia Pennington and Thomas and Diana Pennington; sister, Betty Mains; grandchildren: Kim Bowers, Chrissy Bowers and Kenny Pennington; great grandchildren: Danielle Peters, Mitchell Peters, Tasja Thomas, Olivia Pennington and Chelsea Fraidley; great great grandchildren: Bentley Ray Peters, Kyleigh Raygon Horne and Mali Fraidley; special friend, Juanita Eggers; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted at 8:00 p.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014 at the Mountain City Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Steven Spencer officiating.
Graveside service and interment were conducted at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, May 4, 2014 at the Sunset Memorial Park. Pallbearers were family and friends.
The family received friends from 6-8:00 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
The family wishes to express their appreciation and gratitude to Maude Farthing, Wanda Farthing, Joyce, Taylor Farthing, Nurses and Staff of Mountain City Care Center and all the CNAs on 200 Hall for their kindness and loving care.
At other times, the family will receive friends at the home of her son, O.H. Pennington, 145 Pennington Road, Mountain City, TN.
Condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.mountaincityfh.com.
The family of Evelyn V. Pennington has entrusted her services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.