Monroe Pennington, obit in Silver City Daily Press, 1 June 1971
the received of in of who the "To first to in of son in MONROE PENNINGTON. Monroe Pennington, local Businessman, Dies Here Monday Monroe Pennington, 77, one Silver City's businessmen who had resided here for 39 years, died suddenly at his home Monday morning. Mr. Pennington, a native of Bond, Ky., had been a merchant all of Ms adult life, both in wholesale and retail businesses, first operated a grocery story liere and later, clothing stores. For 17 years, he was the and operator of the Pennington Department Store, and for the past five years has been associated associated with his son, C. H. Pennington in C. H, Pennington Fashions. Survivors of the deceased include include his widow, Mrs. Marye Pennington of Silver City; two sons, Clarence H. Pennington of Silver City and Edward E. Pennington of Newport Beach, Calif.; a daughter, Mrs. Lona Hamilton of Orange, Calif.; nine grandchildren grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; great-grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Roscoe Powell of Lancaster, Ky.; a brother, Jack Pennington of Indiana; Indiana; and several nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be conducted by the Rev. W. D. Kitchens of the Glad Tidings God Church at 2:30p.m. Wednesday Wednesday in the chapel of the Curtis- Bright Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Silver City Mausoleum. Pallbearers will be Dr. Don Maxwell, Joe R. Hooker, Howard W. Willey, Ray Swigart, James M. Brooke and Ben Altamirino.