The Obit For Henry Penton

Henry L. Penton Jr.

Published in Savannah Morning News on December 15, 2010

SAVANNAH - Henry L. Penton, Jr., 82, of Savannah, passed away peacefully at Memorial Health Medical University on Tuesday, Dec 14, 2010.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry L. Penton, Sr., and Lillian Rahn Penton, and his wife, Sara Graves Penton of 66 years of marriage, two sons, Gerald and Gary Penton, and two brothers, Ralph and Allen Penton.

He was born and raised in Savannah, and attended local schools, and was a member of the Pipefitters Local # 188, and a member of Southside Baptist Church. He had been a resident of Tara of Thunderbolt for the past 4 years.

He was a left handed pitcher in the Florida Minor League for several years.

He is survived by a son, Henry L. Penton, III of Savannah; a daughter, Katherine Lanier (Don) of Savannah; a sister, Betty Wright; 4 grandchildren, Amy, Donnie (Glenda), Jerry (Lisa) Lanier, and Josh Penton, 8 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

Visitation: 5-7 p.m. Thursday at the Fairhaven Funeral Home, Hubert C. Baker Chapel. Funeral Services: 11 a.m. Friday in the Chapel of the Fairhaven Funeral Home, Hubert C. Baker Chapel, with Dr. Allan W. Bosson, officiating.

Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Memory Gardens.

Remembrances: Southside Baptist Church. Fairhaven Funeral Home Hubert C. Baker Chapel 7415 Hodgson Mem. Dr. Savannah, Ga 31406 912-927-1999 fairhavenfuneralhome.net

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