Obituary for James Robert Pennington
James Robert (Dudy) Pennington, age 75, of Harriman, passed away Friday, February 10, 2017 at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro. He was born June 24, 1941 in Andrews, North Carolina. He proudly served his country in both the United States Army & United States Navy during the Vietnam era, receiving several service medals and awards for his service. Dudy enjoyed watching softball & football. He was also an awesome cook. Preceded in death by his parents, James Aaron Pennington & Margaret Marie Arp Pennington; brother, Steve Pennington.
Loving Wife of 22 years
Sue Pennington of Harriman
Kevin Pennington of Clinton
Deanna Spears of Harriman
Jamie Pennington and wife, Mary Beth of Harriman
Sonia Pennington of Texas
Darrell Phillip's of Lenoir City
Michael Phillips and wife, Amy of Kingston
Bobby Phillips of Lenoir City
15 grandchildren & 2 great-grandchildren
David Pennington of Kingston
Butch Pennington of Kentucky
Dennis Pennington of Harriman
Barbara Bridges of Harriman
Alma Brummett of Harriman
A host of extended family and friends.
The family will receive friends 6:00-8:00 pm, Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at Fraker Funeral Home with funeral service following at 8:00 p.m., in the chapel with Pastor Wayne Nelson officiating. Graveside service will be held 1:00 p.m., Thursday, at Emory Heights Baptist Church Cemetery with full military honors conducted by the Roane County Honor Guard. In lieu of flowers, the family ask memorials be made to the Alzheimer's Association. Online register book can be signed at www.FrakerFuneralHome.net. Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in charge of all the arrangements.