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J. Fred Penley, 80, of Kingsport, Sullivan Co TN, formerly
of Glenrock, PA, went to be with the Lord on Monday,
November 10, 2008, at Holston Manor Nursing Home,
Born in Kingsport, TN, J. Fred moved to Pennsylvania at
age 17 and recently moved back home to Kingsport. He was
of the Holiness faith. He served in the US Army and the
Merchant Marine during both WW II and Korea. J. Fred was
retired from McClarin's Plastics. He loved to sing, tell
jokes and go fishing and never met a stranger.
J. Fred was preceded in death by his wife, Betty; his
parents, John and Jennie Forbes Penley; his son, Michael
Penley; three sisters, Margaret Edwards, Bonnie McFall and
Edna Peterson; and a brother, Roy Penley.
Survivors include his children, Randal L. Penley and wife
Linda of Kingsport, TN, Richard Penley and wife Marie of
PA, Shirley Gebhart and husband Patrick of WVA, and Donna
Blyskal and husband John of DEL; seven grandchildren;
seven step-grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; 5 step-
great grandchildren; his sister, Lovely P. Templeton of
Kingsport, TN; two brothers, Jim Penley and Vernon Penley
both of York, PA; a special niece, Edwina Byington; and
several more aunts, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday,
November 12, 2008, at Holston Manor, 3641 Memorial Blvd.,
Kingsport with Rev. Mike Pelham, officiating.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the
service. Presentation of the flag will be by the American
Legion Hammond Post #3 and Gate City Post #265.
Carter-Trent Funeral Home, Kingsport is serving the Penley
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