Matthew Lee Pennington, 85, of Warren, died on February 7, 2017 at his home.

He was born on November 10, 1931 in Bradley County and was the son the late Verner Franklin Pennington and Ruby Green Pennington .
Mr. Pennington was a retired butcher for Aubert Reynolds Grocery and a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy Cooper Pennington and a sister Ann Taylor.

He is survived by his son, Dr. Kerry Pennington and wife Debbie of Warren; his daughter, Rhonda Simmons and husband Joe Gary of Warren; a sister, Shirley Ashcraft of Warren; six grandchildren, grandchildren, Emily Harton and husband Bobby, Brooke Hatch and husband Duncan, Elizabeth McKinney and husband Reid, Matthew Davis Pennington, Courtland Ashcraft and Chase Ashcraft; and seven great-grandchildren.

Graveside services will be held on February 9 at 1:30 p.m. under the direction of Frazer’s Funeral Home of Warren. Visitation will be held prior to the service at 12:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the Warren School Foundation C/O Leslie Adams 408 South Main Street, Warren AR. 71671 or Calvary Baptist Church.