Obituary of Barbara Royalty Pennington
Barbara Royalty Stratton Pennington, age 83, passed from this life to eternal life on Saturday, March 11, 2023. She was born on February 3, 1940 to the late Edward Samuel Royalty and Isabelle Hurst Royalty.
Barbara graduated from Anderson County High School, class of ’58, a close knit group who remained friends over the years. During her years in high school she was a member of the marching band and was crowned homecoming queen her senior year. She lived in Lawrenceburg, Lexington (where she raised her children), Campbellsville, and lately Frankfort. Barbara was a gifted pianist, she could play by ear; she sang in quartets and trio groups as well. Barbara was a talented seamstress who made many beautiful dresses for herself and her daughters. Barbara loved to talk and never met a stranger. She worked in sales most of her life. She sold many products over the years. She was known for being a master at installing wallpaper. She was honored to have wallpapered the home of Will Farrish in 1991 in preparation for Queen Elizabeth’s visit. Barbara was a Christian who was a member and worshipped at the West Frankfort Church of God.
Barbara is survived by her daughters, Chelan Stratton (Brent), Tasha Cyporyn (Dennis) and Lorri Peterman (late Sean); grandchildren, Jessica, Jonathan, Conner, Ellie and Anabel; and great-grandchildren, Sara, Becca, Teagan, Londyn and Ava.
Along with her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Bob Pennington; her sister and best friend, Joan Stewart; and baby brother, Dale Royalty.
Visitation will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2023 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. with the funeral service immediately following at 3 p.m. at Saffell House Funeral Home. A long time family friend and pastor, Jim Orrick will be officiating the service.
A meal will be provided by the Freedom Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg, Ky following the service on Saturday.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Saffell House Funeral Home.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Barbara Pennington, please visit Tribute Store
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