Edith “Edie” Pennell – Buckner, IL

Mrs. Edith “Edie” Pennell, age 57, of Buckner, passed away at 3:52 p.m. Monday, December 17, 2018.

Funeral Services for Edie will be held at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, December 20, 2018 at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton, with Rev. Ryan Mulvaney officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. Thursday until the funeral hour at 1:00 p.m. at the Leffler Funeral Home.

Edie was born on August 12, 1961 in Benton, the daughter of Lyndell McChesney and Edna May (Hall) McChesney. She was married to David Pennell, and he survives.
She worked, for many years, as a caregiver, until her health failed her. She enjoyed photography, antiquing, and going to yard sales.
Edie attended the Faith Church of God in Benton.
Mrs. Pennell is survived by her loving husband David Pennell of Buckner; two sons: Kevin McChesney of Southern Illinois, Kasie Curtis and wife Nikki of Buckner; two grandchildren: Kevin and Ashlynn; five sisters: Joy Burton of Edwardsville, IL, Christine Thomas of Benton, Diane Miller of Herrin, Terry McChesney of Mt. Vernon, IL, Sue McChesney of Texas; three sisters-in-law: Sandra Halicek of Harrison, MI, Janice Budd of the Orlando, FL area, and Susan Sabiack of Florida; and several nieces and nephews.
Edie was preceded in death by her parents; step-mother Marty McChesney; and a brother Jim McChesney.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Leffler Funeral Home, to assist the family with funeral expenses.
To leave online condolences to the family, or to share memories of Edie, visit www.lpfuneralhome.com

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