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Vonciel Wright Penland

April 12, 1928 August 28, 2018
Vonciel Wright Penland
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Vonciel Wright Penland passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 28, 2018 surrounded by her family and friends. She was born on April 12, 1928 to the late Rev. William Henry Wright and Sarah Church Wright. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband of 57 years, Joseph W. Penland, her daughter, M. Joann Penland and her sisters, Mamie W. Smeltzer and Marie W. Cook.
She is survived by her son, Joseph Penland, Jr. and her daughter, Linda Gail Penland (Winfred Ramsey); grandchildren: Joseph Nathaniel Penland (Melanie), Sarah Nicole Cutshall (Mike) and Laurin Penland; great grandchildren: Madison Duckett (Danielle), Ezra Penland and Lilyauna Kelly; her best friend, Alma Wilson; her sister in-law, Minnie Lee Dorn; a large extended family, as well as the many friends and community members whose lives she has forever touched.
Mrs. Penland was a member of Marshall Baptist Church and an avid community activist. She was instrumental in the formation of the Walnut Creek Community Development Club. She dedicated her life to her family, but she also worked tirelessly for the good of Madison County and the wellbeing of all its people.
A celebration of her life will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, September 2, 2018 in the Sanctuary of the Marshall First Baptist Church, S Main Street, Marshall, with a family visitation following.
In lieu of floral tributes, please consider contributions in her honor to the Madison County Arts Council, the Marshall First Baptist Church, or any charity of your choosing.

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2:00 PM 9/2/2018 2:00:00 PM
Marshall First Baptist Church

S Main Street
Marshall, NC 28753

A visitation will follow the service at the church.

Marshall First Baptist Church
S Main Street Marshall 28753 NC
United States

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