Obituary: Robert Eugene Pennington


A graveside funeral service for Robert Eugene “Gene” Pennington age 75 of Chicago Ridge, Illinois will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022, at Johnson Grove Cemetery. Brother Johnny Jones officiating, Hanceville Funeral Home directing.

The native of Cullman County passed away on Oct. 23rd in Chicago Ridge. He was preceded in death by his wife: Wenonna; parents: Elbert and Lilly Berry Pennington; and children: Troy, Gary, Aaron, Harlon and Brandy.

He is survived by children: Crystal (John) Posey, Catrina Harris, Shonya (Eddie Ray) Hill, Kathy Wagnon, Teresa (Keith) Manies, Doug (Melondie) Farr, Billy (Charlotte) Farr and Charles (Shirley) Farr. Also, brothers: Eddie and Tim Pennington as well as a host of grand, great grand and great-great grandchildren.