BESSEMER CITY - John Walter Pennell, 74, of 221 Carpenter Road, passed away Friday, Sept. 27, 2013 at CaroMont Health.
Mr. Pennell was the son of the late James and Katie Corley Pennell. He was retired from Parkdale Mills. He was also preceded in death by a brother Vernon Corley and a sister Sallie Z. Pennell.
Surviving are his wife Mrs. Sandra L. Pennell; sons Larry Wayne Pennell, Jonathan Lee Pennell and Jimmy Corley; daughter DeAnn Grant Pennell; sis-ters Marie Abernathy, Irene Carpenter, Ann Coldsmith; family grandpup Choco Pennell; brothers James Pennell, Jerry Pennell; mother-in-law Mrs. Gene Lee; brothers-in-law Alan Lee and his wife Kathy, Bill Lee and his wife Tammy, numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday at 3 p.m. on the chapel of A Simple Service.
Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in Belmont.
The family will receive friends from 1:30 until the hour of service on Tuesday.
A Simple Service, burial and cremation, is serving the family 704-884-0150.