Bertha Ott Pennington, 89, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, March 26th, 2019. She was born in Jackson County, AL. She was a lifelong resident of the North Georgia and devoted member of Fort Oglethorpe 1st Baptist Church. The only things she loved more than quilting, sewing or tending a garden was spending time with her family and doing volunteer work.
She is preceded in death by her loving husband, James Pennington; 2 brothers and 3 sisters
Survivors include her son, Terry (Priscilla) Pennington; daughter, Joyce (Joe) Pennington Marasciullo; granddaughter, Alisha (James) Pennington Lee; grandson, Kerry (Becky) Pennington and 5 great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Fort Oglethorpe 1st Baptist Church’s Freedom Fund.
The family would like to give a special thanks to Jonathan, Rosalie Stockil and staff at Country Haven Retirement Center for their loving care.
Funeral services will be held at 1 PM, Thursday at the Heritage Chapel with Jason Thomas officiating the service. Interment will be at Lakewood Memory Gardens, South.
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The family will receive friends from 11 – 1 PM, Thursday before the service.