Irene Goodman Penninger

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Irene G. Penninger

SALISBURY - Mrs. Irene Goodman Penninger, 85, of Salisbury, passed away May 8, 2011, at Autumn Care of Salisbury.

Mrs. Penninger was born Nov. 16, 1925, in Rowan County, daughter of the late Brown B. Goodman and Mae Barger Goodman. A 1943 graduate of Rockwell High School, Mrs. Penninger worked as an analyst at Celanese Corp. until retirement.

She was a lifelong member of St. Peter's Lutheran Church and a member of WELCA and Seasoned Saints.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Herman Lamar Penninger who passed away February 2, 2003.

Survivors include a daughter, Mrs. Brenda Penninger Cauble and husband Robert of Salisbury; a brother, G. Wayne Goodman of Salisbury; and a sister, Mrs. Betty Deal of Rockwell.

Service: The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday at St. Peters Lutheran Church, conducted by Rev. David Ridenhour, pastor, with burial in the Church cemetery.

Visitation: The family will receive friends at St. Peter's Lutheran Church Thursday from 1 to 2 p.m.

Memorials: May be made to St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Perpetual Cemetery Fund, 2570 St. Peter's Church Road, Salisbury NC 28146.

The family would like to express their deepest appreciation to all the staff, nurses and CNAs at Autumn Care for all the excellent care and love shown.

Powles Funeral Home is assisting the Penninger family. Online condolences may be made at
Published in Salisbury Post from May 10 to May 12, 2011