Thurmond Dale Pennington (December 9, 1943 - January 21, 2009)

Thurmond Dale Pennington, 65, Russellville, Al passed away on Wednesday, January 21, 2009 at his residence.

The visitation will be 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. at Spry Memorial Chapel on Friday, January 23, 2009. The funeral service will be at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, January 24, 2009 at Spry Memorial Chapel. Officiating will be Bro. Donnie McGuire & Bro. Buddy Ellington. Interment will be in Lime Rock Cemetery, Ligon Springs.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Fred & Margaret Pennington; infant child; brothers, Jimmy Pennington, Bill Pennington, and R.L. Pennington.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara Pennington; sons, Keith Pennington (Melinda), Randy Pennington, Keith Washington (Lisa), Tim Washington (Barbara); daughter, Christy Dempsey; brothers, Leonard Pennington, Jerry Pennington (Alice); sisters, Fredia Searcy (Raymond), Denise Pennington, Bobbie Gilbert; grandchildren, Justin Thompson, Brittney Stanfield, William Washington, Heather Washington, Brandon Stanfield, Melanie Pennington, Courtney Pennington; and a host of nieces and nephews.

The pallbearers will be Justin Thompson, Wiley Hamilton, Sammy Washington, Buddy Washington, James Jackson, and Orvil Wellington. Honorary pallbearers will be Jackie Blount, Orlin McCollum, and Vernon Sartain.

He was a loving husband of 21 years, loving father, and grandfather. He loved his family. His grandchildren was his life. He was loved and will be missed by everyone. He was a member of the Limerock Church of Christ.