Brooks & White
P.O. Box 1135
907 Durham Road
Roxboro, NC, 27573
(336) 599-3171
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Obituary
Henry Carlton Pennington
March 07, 1927 - December 25, 2017
Born in Wilson Co., NC
Resided in Roxboro, NC
Visitation
Thursday December 28, 2017, 10-11AM
Brooks & White
907 Durham Rd
Roxboro, NC 27573
 
Service
Thursday December 28, 2017, 11AM
Chapel Service
Brooks & White
907 Durham Rd
Roxboro, NC 27573
Henry Carlton Pennington, 90, of Roxboro, died Monday, December 25, 2017. Born in Wilson County, Mr. Pennington was the son of the late William Ezra and Leora Rose Pennington, husband of the late Mary Pennington and grandfather of the late Alan Mize. Mr. Pennington was a retired barber and minister. He served in the 3rd Army under General George Patton. He later transferred to the 1935 Division where he was a staff sergeant supervising prisoners during the Nuremburg Trials.

Mr. Pennington is survived by his wife Sarah Hall Pennington; two children, Mark Lee Pennington of Creedmoor and Betty Ann Mize, of Cary; two grandchildren, Justin Pennington and Marsha Murphy and three great-grandchildren, Shelby Pennington, Grace Mize and Virginia Murphy.

Funeral services will be held 11AM Thursday, December 28, 2017 at the Brooks & White Chapel by the Rev. Vernon Wilkerson and the Rev. Phillip Adams. Visitation will be held 10-11AM, Thursday at the Brooks & White Chapel prior to the service. Burial will be 2PM Thursday, December 28, 2017 at Pineview Cemetery, Rocky Mount, NC.

Pallbearers will be Carl Lawrence, Justin Pennington, Danny Roberts, Bobby Temple, Jim Adams, and Randy Reed. Honorary pallbearer will be David Whitfield.

Memorials may be made to Clement Baptist Church, Senior Benevolence Fund, 8480 Burlington Rd., Hurdle Mills, NC, 27541 or Fellowship Baptist Church Senior Benevolence Fund, 1512 Beaver Dam Rd., Creedmoor, NC, 27522.