Martha Nell Brookshire Pennington

June 8, 1941 ~ July 20, 2021 (age 80)


Martha Nell Brookshire Pennington, age 80, passed away on Tuesday, July 20, 2021, at Lake Cumberland Hospice.  Born June 8, 1941 in Helenwood, TN, she was the daughter of the late Marvin and Edith Howell Brookshire.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands:  Jimmy Joe Pennington and Willard Brackett; brothers: Ray Brookshire and Buell Brookshire; and sister: Jane Harris. 

Martha is survived by her sister:  Joyce Gorley; brothers:  William (Emily) Brookshire, and Michael (Daisy) Brookshire; daughters:  Carol (Charles) Brackett, Karen Roberson, Willette Brackett, Trish (Matt) Neal, Jeanie Pennington, and Ruth Ridner; sons:  Wendell (Phyllis) Brackett, Doug Brackett, Reuben Stanley, Jackie Pennington, Jerry (Libby) Pennington, and Joseph (Sybil) Pennington; grandchildren:  Austin, Kolton, Amber, Alex, Kyler (Emily), Adam (Ashley), Cynthia, Marsha, Michael, Shane, Wendy, Arthur, April, Michael, Jacob, Lauren, Linsey, Amanda, and Eddie; great-grandchildren:  Emma, Bentley, Abrianna, Ana Stacia, Anne Lee, Macy, Dustin, Tyler, Zane, Dawson, Anthony, and Braxten; aunt, Laura Hayley: sister in law Jean Brookshire, special friend:  Tracy Ellis, Edna Horne and family, Dean and Mable Stephens, and Faye Sheppard; special brother-in-law and sister-in-law:  Tony and Wanda Ashcraft; and many other family members and friends.

The funeral service for Mrs. Pennington will be Saturday, July 24, 2021, at 3 pm in the chapel of Shawn Chapman Funeral Home with Steve Spangler and Mark Ferguson officiating  Interment will be in the Sardis Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral. home on Saturday, July 24, 2021, from 1 pm to 3 pm

Arrangements made with integrity by Shawn Chapman Funeral Home, Crematory, and Monuments. Chatsworth GA  www

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