Rex Allen Penley, 51, of the Harmony Community, Jonesborough, Washington Co TN, went to be with the Lord, Wednesday, December 21, 2011.
He was born in Kingsport, Sullivan Co TN, on December 12, 1960.
He was a loving husband, father and brother who would help anyone in need.
He was preceded in death by his father, Ralph Penley; and infant brother, Carson Penley.
Rex is survived by his wife of 18 years, Kathy Penley; two sons, Rickey Penley and Harlan Penley; mother, Hazel Light Penley; sister, Brenda Little and husband Walter; niece, Marie Little; several aunts, uncles and cousins; and many close friends.
The family would like to thank God for the 51 years He gave us with Rex. Also, all of our family and friends for all they have done throughout this year for Rex and his family, and to Enterprise Trucking for all they have done.
Visitation will be on Friday, December 23, 2011, from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m., at Mount Carmel Freewill Baptist Church, or anytime at Rex's home or the home of his mother.
Services will follow at 7 p.m., with Rev. Darin Harrison and Evangelist Rick Bowser and Evangelist Wesley Flannery officiating. Pallbearers will be Wayne King, Junior Light, Junior Necessary, Ronnie Rines, Danny Dykes, Randle Little, Mike Spears, and David Lucas. Honorary pallbearers will be Ronnie Chase, G. N. Harrison, Guy Barron, Fred Necessary, Tim Necessary, and employees of Enterprise and friends.
Graveside services will be conducted on Saturday, December 24, 2011, at 11 a.m., at Mount Carmel Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery.
Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes is serving the Rex A. Penley family.