|Master Sergeant Bobby
Master Sergeant Bobby Pennington was born in Jeff Davis County. He was the son of the late Troy L. Pennington and Hazel Conner Pennington. Mr. Pennington was retired from the U. S. Air Force with a 20 year career and two tours in Vietnam. He was a member of the Southside Baptist Church where he served as Deacon and was a Bible study teacher for 30 years.
Survivors include: Wife: Shirley Strother Pennington of Hazlehurst; Daughters and Son-In-Law: Sony A. and Tim Kirkham ff Lafayette, Indiana and Michelle Pennington of Atlanta; two Grandchildren: Preston Kirkham ff Mesquite, Texas and Stacia Kirkham of Lafayette, Indiana; several Nieces & Nephews also survive.
Active pallbearers were: Perry Brown, Lloyd Mason, Jerry Johnston, Roger Ogilive, Bubba Edwards, Buck McLendon and the remaining deacons of Southside Baptist Church.
Miles Funeral Home in Hazlehurst announced the funeral service for Mr. Bobby Pennington, age 73, of Hazlehurst, who passed away Friday, December 11, 2009. Services were held at 1:30 PM Saturday in the Southside Baptist Church. Dr. Ben Glosson, Dr. Rick Baldwin. Dr. Jimmy McLeod and Rev. Charles Pennington officiated with burial in the Oak Grove Cemetery in Feff Davis County.