Flora "Bootsie" Pennington

Date of Birth: 09/18/1935
Date of Death: 03/31/2011

Flora “Bootsie” Pennington, age 75 of Manchester, passed away Thursday, March 31st, 2011 at the Baptist Regional Medical Center in Corbin, Kentucky.  She was born September 18th, 1935 in Clay County, Kentucky to the union of James Amos and Eleanor Word Pennington.  She was a homemaker and a member of the St. Paul AME Church.


She is survived by her children: Darrell Pennington of Manchester, Paula Pennington of Manchester, Pamela Pennington Boston of Manchester, Jeff Pennington of Manchester, and Lesa Pennington Walker of Manchester, and several other children that she raised.  Also surviving are 5 grandchildren: James Tee Pennington, Richard Walker and Jessica, Chris Walker and Cam, Jasmine Pennington, and Jeffery Pennington, Jr., 2 great grandchildren: Jacee Madison and Jaylen Mya.  Also surviving are these brothers and sisters: John Ed Pennington and his wife Lorraine of Manchester, Ron Pennington and his wife Char of Lexington, Kentucky, Jerry Pennington of Cincinnati, Ohio, Bobbie Buttram and her husband Rev. Sherman of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Sharon Runyon and her husband Phillip of Richmond, Kentucky,her sister-in-law: Jackie Pennington, and numerous nieces, nephews, other friends and relatives.


She is preceded in death by her father: Jim “Bug Eye” Pennington, her mother: Eleanor Word Pennington, her brothers. Pearl Pennington, David Pennington and Gill Pennington, her sister: Virginia Williams, her sons: Gary “Bubs” Pennington and Michael Hacker, and her special sister friends: Laura Stinson, Flora Hyde, Betty White, Edith Jones and Flora Mae Dockery.


Funeral Services for Flora “Bootsie” Pennington will be held on Sunday, April 3rd, 2011 at 1 PM at the Rominger Funeral Home Chapel.  Rev. Avis Thompson and Bro. Ken Bolin will be officiating. 


Visitation will be Sunday, April 3rd after 11 AM at the Rominger Funeral Home Chapel.


Rominger Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

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