Andrew Jackson Pennington


Andrew Jackson Pennington, age 90, of Laurel, Indiana died Monday, January 7, 2019 at his residence in Laurel.
Born March 5, 1928 in Clay County, Kentucky he was one of fifteen children born to the late Jesse & Nancy (Tincher) Pennington.
He was retired having worked for much of his life as a mechanic. He was a charter member of the Buena Baptist Church. In his leisure time he enjoyed working on cars, camping & boating on the Ohio river, and raising mules.
Survivors include five daughters, Linda Kaster of Shelbyville, Indiana, Donna (George Ellis) Cowan of Laurel, Indiana, Gail Pennington of Rushville, Indiana, Sandra (Kelly) Gay of London, Kentucky, and Andrea (Danny) Coker of Connersville, Indiana; two sisters, Ruby Hurley of Idaho and Ruth Ann (Edward) Randolph of Fresno, California; a brother, Dale (Marilyn) Pennington of Rushville, Indiana, 13 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by 11 brothers.
Family & friends may visit from 4 until 8:00 P.M. on Monday, January 14, 2019 at Buena Southern Missionary Baptist Church, 25220 Chapel Road, Laurel, Indiana.
Rev. Rob Edwards will officiate the Funeral Services on Tuesday, January 15, 2019, 11:00 A.M. at Buena Southern Missionary Baptist Church; burial will follow in Hopewell Cemetery in Rush County, Indiana.
Memorial contributions may be directed to the Buena Southern Missionary Baptist Church or the American Cancer Society. Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home is honored to serve the Pennington family, to sign the online guest book or send personal condolences please visit
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