Ruth Pennington, age 95 of Charleston, passed away Wednesday September 15, 2021 at CAMC Memorial Hospital.
Ruth was born in Charleston, daughter of the late Everett and Martha Scragg Pennington. She was also preceded in death by brothers, Ray, Ernest, and Norman; and sisters, Louise, Juanita and Ruby.
She attended night classes in business college while in high school and worked for a time as comptroller at Diamond Department Store. Then she shared management duties of the family business, Pennington Grocery Store.
Ruth is survived by her brother, Dave Pennington (Barbara) of Charleston; and many nieces and nephews; many great nieces and nephews; and great great nieces and nephews. Many thanks to her great niece, Emily, for the special love and care she showed.
A service to honor Ruth’s life will be held at 1:00 pm on Monday September 20, 2021 at Snodgrass Funeral Home, South Charleston with Pastor Charles Williams officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Alpha Cemetery, Charleston, WV.
The family will receive friends from 12:00 noon to 1:00 pm at the funeral home. We respectfully ask, for the safety of yourself and others, that you wear a mask while inside our facility and practice social distancing.
Friends may share condolences at our website www.snodgrassfuneral.com.
Snodgrass Funeral Home is assisting the family with these arrangements.