Nancy Jane Vance Pennington
Nancy Jane Vance Pennington
  • May 15, 1934 - September 16, 2014
  • Morganton, North Carolina

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Nancy Jane Pennington, 80, of Morganton went to be with the Lord Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at her residence.

Ms. Pennington was born May 15, 1934 in Avery County, NC to the late Howard Henry Vance and Lola Clark Vance. She worked as a Dieticians Assistant for the State of NC and was a member of Mount Home Baptist Church where she was also a member of WMU. She loved to go to church. Ms. Pennington also loved her flowers, cooking, the outdoors and her dogs.

In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her husband, Robert Benjamin Pennington; seven brothers; and two sisters.

Surviving are one son, Robert Bruce Pennington of Morganton, NC; two sisters, Teena McNeely (B.W.) of Pineola, NC and Peggy Travison of Morganton, NC; three sisters-in-law, Virgina, Wilma and Joy Vance; four grandchildren; one great-grandson; several nieces and nephews; and many special friends.

A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, September 19, 2014 at Mount Home Baptist Church with Rev. Jerry Gamble officiating. Entombment will follow at Burke Memorial Park. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial may be made to: Mount Home Baptist Church Building Fund.

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