Sandra Kay Bolinger Pennington, age 65 years, a resident of Hendricks, WV departed this life Friday evening, March 17, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family and under the care of West Virginia Caring. She had been in declining health since November.
She was born Monday, October 1, 1951 at Parsons, WV a daughter of the late Clarence Russell Bolinger, Sr., and Catherine Josephine Huffman Bolinger. On December 7, 1970 at Hendricks, WV, she was married to Larry Grant Pennington, I, who survives. They had celebrated forty-seven years of marriage.
Also surviving are one son, Larry Grant Pennington, II and fiancé, Kristen Hedrick of Hendricks; two daughters, Barbara Ann Pennington of Dry Fork and Lori Jean Kuykendall and husband William of Hendricks; three brothers, Clarence R. “John” Bolinger, Jr., and wife Donna of Hendricks, Lakin Lee Bolinger and wife Slona, and Richard “Dick” Bolinger and wife Willetta, all of Parsons; five sisters, Betty Jean Hebb of OH, Virginia Mae Carr and husband Lowell, Flodie Louise Lawrence, all of Hendricks, Ruby Jeanette McCrum and husband Mike of Parsons, and Mary Frances Booth and husband Daniel of Mackeyville; twelve grandchildren, Britt, Kate, Haley, Mariah, Levi, Shane, Hines, Kyle, Jayha, Jessa, Treasure and Lilly; and three great grandchildren, Savannah Hailee and Sophia.
Preceding her in death are one granddaughter, Abbigayle Paige Pennington; one sister, Grace Ann Lee.
She attended the schools of Tucker County. She was a homemaker and a former employee of the Tucker County Senior Center and evenings at the former P & C Market in Hambleton. She attended the Hendricks Free Methodist Church. Sandy loved to take rides in the car with Larry just looking at the country views and along the “River Road”. She lived for and loved her family and spending time with her grandchildren.
A private family gathering for visitation and a celebration of Sandra’s life will be held at the Lohr & Barb Funeral Home. Pastor Adam Snyder will officiate and interment will follow at the Fansler Cemetery at Hendricks, WV. The family suggest that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to; West Virginia Caring, 169 Diamond Street, Elkins, WV 2624; Davis Medical Center Cancer Center, 801 Harrisons Avenue, Elkins, WV. 26241 or the Parsons Volunteer Fire Dept.,216 Main Street, Parsons, WV 26287. The Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Parsons, WV is in charge of the arrangements for SANDRA KAY BOLINGER PENNINGTON. Condolences may be expressed to the family at; www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.