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Nina Pennington

Monday, March 3, 2003

Nina M. Pennington, daughter of the late Homer Henson and Leona Widows Henson, was born on March 18, 1924 at New Madrid, Missouri, and died at her home in Bloomfield on Thursday, February 27, 2003, at the age of 78. Mrs. Pennington was of the Baptist Faith, a former employee of Elder Manufacturing Company in Bloomfield and a resident of Bloomfield. She was united in marriage to Bill Pennington in 1970 at Sikeston. Mr. Pennington preceded her in death on September 19, 1984. Survivors include on son, Jasper Pennington of Dexter; by two daughters, Glenda Foreman of Pooler, George and Delores Phillips of Dexter; by two step-sons, Rev. Bill Pennington of Bloomfield and Rev. Jerry Pennington of Puxico; by one step-daughter, Darlene Willard of Cedar Hill; by one sister, Delphia Hugdon of Sikeston; by two grandchildren; twenty-five great-grandchildren and five great-great-grandchildren. Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by five sisters, elsie Lively, Gladys Baker, Lillian Cox, Charlotte Henson and Emmy Henson. Visitation was held Saturday, March 1 at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral in Dexter. Funeral services will be held today, March 2, 2003, at 1:30 p.m. in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Bill Pennington officiating. Interment will follow in the Walker Cemetery near Bloomfield.