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Ethel Kelley Penquite

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Ethel Kelley Penquite

Indianapolis - Mrs. Ethel Kelley Penquite, sister of Mr. Charles Kelley (Mildred) and Mrs. Aretta K. Smith of Jackson, Mississippi, made her transition on June 9th, 2018 in Indianapolis, Indiana. A native of Jackson, MS., she received her Nursing Degree from Mississippi Baptist Hospital School of Nursing and worked at St. Dominic's Hospital and later at Mississippi Baptist Hospital.

She and her late husband Harry Penquite, Jr., moved to Indianapolis, Indiana and for over 32 years, Ethel worked as a Nurse Administrator for the Veteran's Administration Hospital.

She was a member of Barnes United Methodist Church, NAACP, National Council of Negro Women and a Life Member of Chi Eta Phi Nursing Sorority.

Services will be held at Barnes United Methodist Church in Indianapolis on Wednesday, June 13, at 12 noon and at Westhaven Memorial Chapel in Jackson, MS on Monday, June 18, 2018.

A final Committal and Interment will be at Garden Memorial Park in Jackson, MS. Arrangements have been entrusted to Stuart Mortuary.
Published in the The Indianapolis Star on June 12, 2018
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