James Edward (Jim) Pennington, age 57, of Madisonville, passed away on Thursday morning, June 25, 2020, at Blount Memorial Hospital. He was a graduate of the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. His proudest accomplishment was his work and the renovation of the Commerce Building and other commercial buildings in Knoxville.

He was preceded in death by: his father, Robert Pennington.

Survivors include: his mother, Barbara Pennington;

Brother, Robert Pennington Jr., of Madisonville;

Nephews, Adam Pennington and his wife, Kristin, and their son, Griffin; and Joey Pennington, his wife, Jordan, his daughter, Scarlet, and his stepchildren, Annabella and Madison;

Aunts and uncles, Bill and Sarah Orman, of Chattanooga, David Lee, of Lenoir City, and Irad and Jean Lee, of Madisonville;

Special friends, Rick and Cathy Saunders, of Tellico Plains.

The inurnment service will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 11 in the columbarium at the First United Methodist Church of Madisonville. Rev. Braxton Cotton will officiate.

Memorials may be made to the Building Fund of the First United Methodist Church of Madisonville.

Arrangements by Biereley-Hale Funeral Home in Madisonville.

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