Albert D. Penley, 87, of Kingsport, Sullivan Co TN, went to be with the Lord on Monday evening, August 31, 2009, at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center after a long illness.
Albert was a native and life long resident of Kingsport. He was of the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by his mother and father; his first wife, Margie White Penley; brothers and a sister.
He is survived by his loving wife of 37 years, Ella J. Penley of the home; daughter, Patsy Short and husband Clyde of Kingsport, TN; one step daughter, Lisa Tidey of NC; two step sons, Willie Boardwine and wife Brenda of Bristol, TN, and James 'JR.' Aston and wife Shirley of Kingsport, TN; four grandchildren; nine great grand- children; and one great-great grandson.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Wednesday, September 2, 2009, at Carter-Trent Funeral Home, 520 Watauga Street, Kingsport.
A graveside service will be conducted at 3 p.m., Thursday, September 3, 2009, at East Lawn Memorial Park.
Carter-Trent Funeral Home, Kingsport is serving the Penley family.