ONTON — Norman G. Pennington, 89, of Onton died at 1:10 a.m. Monday at Princeton Health and Rehabilitation Center.
He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He was a graduate of Henderson Barber College, a 60-year member of the N.H. Shaw Lodge in Nortonville, a coal miner, and was a member of the United Mine Workers Association.
He is survived by his wife, Emojean Fridy Pennington of Slaughters; two sons, Eddie Pennington of Princeton and Larry Pennington of Drakesboro; two stepsons, Charles Martin of Lexington and Greg Fridy of Robards; one stepdaughter, Kathy Crowley of Onton; one brother, Wilford C. Lester of Nortonville; one sister, Dorothy Barnes of Atlanta; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several stepgrandchildren and stepgreat-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mary Gamble Pennington; one daughter, Norma Rose Gamble; one brother; and his stepfather, Leonard Lester. His parents were Edward and Bessie Johnston Pennington.
Services will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Onton United Methodist Church in Onton with the Revs. Marty Robertson and Alonzo Pennington officiating. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Pennington Cemetery.
Donations may be made to Onton United Methodist Church Recreation Fund or to Pennington Festival c/o Princeton Art Guild.
Dunn’s Funeral Home in Eddyville is in charge of arrangements.