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Cora Mae Hall Pennington


Mrs. Cora Mae Hall Pennington of Laurel Springs died on Friday, Aug. 10, 2012 at her residence. She was 94.


Mrs. Pennington was born on March 12, 1918 in Jefferson to Roy and Dema Wyrick Hall. Mrs. Pennington was preceded in death by her parents; one son, Gilbert Dean Pennington; husband, Carl Pennington; one sister and seven brothers.


Mrs. Pennington was a member of Transou Christian Church. She loved cooking, working in her garden, sewing, flowers, watching birds and her cats. Mrs. Pennington had a loving heart and never had a harsh word for anyone. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great great-grandmother. She will be missed by all.


Mrs. Pennington is survived by one son, James Pennington and fiancée, Joyce, of Millers Creek; seven daughters, Jenny Griffin and fiancé, Martin, of Wilkesboro, Bessie Hodges and husband, Charlie, of Sparta, Margie Wagoner and husband, Cecil, of Laurel Springs, Mary Sebastian and husband, Curtis, of Hayes, Fannie Chandler and husband, Andy, of Millers Creek, Dema Pennington and fiancé, Norman, of Pilot Mountain, Barbara Calloway and fiancé, Keith, of Wilkesboro; one sister, Maude Bare of Glendale Springs; 21 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.


Funeral services were held at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, at the Badger Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Lonnie Pruitt. Burial followed in Roans Creek Cemetery.


The family received friends from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12, at Badger Funeral Home.


Flowers were appreciated.


You may send and view condolences to the family through our website www.badgerfuneralhome.com.


Badger Funeral Home was entrusted with Mrs. Pennington’s arrangements.

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