Funeral services for Mr. Jerry T. Pennington, 69, of Hilham,
TN, will be held at 1 P.M. on Wednesday, November 29, 2017,
at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro,
TN. Burial will follow in the Berry Cemetery on New Hope Road
in Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 5 P.M. - 9 P.M.,
and on Wednesday from 9 A.M. until time of services.
He passed away on Sunday, November 26, 2017, at his
He was born February 14, 1948, in Celina, TN, to the late
Charlie Pennington and Opal Pennington. He was a factory
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 3
Brothers: Ray, Joe, and David Pennington.
Survivors include his Beloved Companion: Patsy Hawkins of
Hilham, TN; 1 Son: Doug (Robin) Hawkins of Cookeville, TN; 2
Daughters: Jackie Hill of Cookeville, TN, and Jennifer (James)
Brown of Cookeville, TN; 4 Brothers: Eddie (Cheryl) Pennington
of Indianapolis, IN, Fowler (Sue) Pennington of Livingston, TN,
Randy (Michelle) Pennington of Celina, TN, and Estus (Erlene)
Pennington of Celina, TN; 2 Sisters: Minnie "Cricket" Goolsby
and Janet (Ronnie) Fields, both of Cookeville, TN; his Best
Friends: Joe Felix and Wayne Rich; 9 Grandchildren; and 9
Great Grandchildren. Several nieces, nephews, other
relatives, and friends also survive.
Pastor Caroline Farmer will officiate at the services.
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