Crystal Savannah Arnold Penley, 52, of Kingsport, Sullivan Co TN, passed away on Sunday April 10, 2011, at Wellmont Holston Valley Medical Center.
Crystal was a lifelong resident of Kingsport, Sullivan Co TN. She was a graduate of Dobyns-Bennett High School. Crystal attended Community United Methodist Church. She was a volunteer leader for Terrific Tuesday Children’s Ministry. She fought a brief courageous battle with cancer.
She is survived by her husband of over 21 years, James Lynn Penley, of the home; two daughters, Summer Penley and Hannah Penley, of Kingsport, TN; an adorable, sweet 5 day old granddaughter, Annabella Maria Penley; her mother, Jean Grills, of Kingsport, TN; two brothers, Jack Arnold, of Surgoinsville, TN, and Troy Grills, of Kingsport, TN; along with several aunts, uncles, cousins, nephews, nieces, brother-in-law and sister-in-law.
The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., on Thursday, April 14, 2011, at Community United Methodist Church.
A Celebration of Life service will follow at 7 p.m., at the church, with Rev. Charles Kilbourne officiating. Music will be provided by The Masters Will.
Memorials may be sent to the American Cancer Society, 508 Princeton Road, Suite 102, Johnson City, TN, 37601.
Carter-Trent Funeral Home, downtown Kingsport, is serving the Penley family.