Geraldine Pennington

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Geraldine Pennington of Casey County passed away Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2013 at the University of Louisville Hospital. She was 72. Born Oct. 13, 1940 in Casey County, she was the daughter of the late Frank Sr. and Sarah Odelia Wethington. She was a homemaker and member of the St Bernard Catholic Church. She loved her grandchildren, often referring to them as her "sugar babies." Geraldine made an impact on all that she came in contact with. Survivors include her beloved husband, Jim Pennington, whom she wed on Dec. 15, 1962; a son, James E. Pennington Jr. of Liberty; three daughters, Kim (and Mark) Cox of Louisville, Susie Glenn of Shepherdsville and Pam (and Larry) Ethington of Mt. Washington; two brothers, Frank (and Sandy) Wethington Jr. and Richard A. Wethington, both of Louisville; four sisters, Sister Marietta Wethington of Owensboro, Linda Pennington of South Carolina, Wilma (and Paul) Goebel of Louisville, and Kay (and Chester) Edwards of Liberty; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Robert I. Wethington. Funeral services were Aug.17 at St. Bernard Catholic Church with Father David Carr officiating. Burial was at St. Bernard Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests expressions of sympathy in memory of Mrs. Geraldine Pennington to James Graham Brown Cancer Center, 529 S. Jackson Street, Louisville, KY 40202. Funeral arrangements entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home with guestbook available at
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McKinney-Brown Funeral Home - Liberty
752 Campbellsville Street Post Office Box 188
Liberty, KY 42539
(606) 787-6219
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Published in The Casey County News on Aug. 21, 2013