BESSEMER CITY - John Walter Pennell, 74, of 221 Carpenter Road, passed away Friday, Sept. 27, 2013 at CaroMont Health.
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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.
A Simple Service Burial & Cremation
451 Hospital Drive
Gastonia, NC 28054
Published in Gaston Gazette on Sept. 29, 2013