Mary Pennell, 83, died on Saturday, December 30, 2017 at Rosiclare Rehabilitation and Health Care Center surrounded by family. She was born on October 12, 1934 to the late Eschol and Jewel (Boyd) Holbrook. She drove a school bus for 38 years until her health failed.
She is survived by her husband, Glenn Pennell; daughter, Tina (David) Orman; son, James (Sandy)Pennell; grandsons, Jared (Jennifer) Pennell, Matthew (Melissa) Pennell, and Michael Orman; two great-grandchildren, Ava and Max Pennell; sister, Betty (Lowell) Porter; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Eschol and Jewel Holbrook; infant son, Mose Pennell; brothers, Orval, Herb, and Randall; and sister, Helen.
Hardin County Funeral Services, Rose Gilbert Funeral Home, is in charge of arrangements. A visitation will be held on Wednesday January 3, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. A funeral service will be held on Thursday January 4, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Rev. Deon Dutton will officiate the services. Burial will follow at Cave Hill Cemetery.