Dorsey Penley, 53, of Pyburn Lane in the Pine Grove community of Greene Co TN, died Friday, October 22, 2010, at his home. He was born January 3, 1957.
Mr. Penley was of the Baptist tradition of faith.
He was a son of the late Taylor Cleve and Ruth Virginia Bowser Penley; and was preceded in death by two brothers, John Carson Penley and James Willie Penley; and a special niece, Jessica Penley.
Survivors include two brothers and a sister-in-law, Orville Guy Penley, of Cambridge, OH, and Clint and Dorothy Penley, of Kingsport, TN; three sisters and brothers-in-law, Lucille 'Sue' and Rickie Bowser, of Jonesborough, TN, Beatrice and Charlie Penley, and Bonnie and Bobby Guy, of Greeneville, TN; special aunt and uncle; several nieces and nephews; and a special child in his life, Kendra Tolley.
The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m., Wednesday, October 27, 2010, at the funeral home. It is requested that family and friends meet at the church for the funeral service.
The funeral service will be held at 5 p.m., Thursday, October 28, 2010, at Pine Grove Free Will Baptist Church. Rev. Ronnie Baxter will officiate.
Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be friends of the family. Honorary pallbearers will be his special and close friends.
Arrangements are under the direction of Kiser-Rose Hill Funeral Home, Greeneville, TN.