HESTAND – Betty Lynn Copas Pennington, age 67, passed away Sunday, April 30, 2023, at Monroe County Medical Center. She was born May 18, 1955, in Tompkinsville, KY, the daughter of the late Joe Copas and Marie Vibbert Copas. She is the wife of Clurie [Red] Pennington, who survives. They were married for 51 years. She worked at Red Capp and Wal-Mart and was a member of Rock Valley Church of Christ.
Survivors include her husband, Clurie [Red] Pennington; one daughter, Amanda and her husband Tony Watson, Hestand; two sisters, Joyce Pedigo, and Sue Stewart, both of Tompkinsville; one brother, Freddie Copas, Summer Shade; two grandchildren, Lauren and her husband Cody Miles, Summer Shade and Tensley (Bailey Elam) Watson, Hestand; one great-grandchild, John Henry [Hank] Miles; two special daughters, Jessie Riley, and Lisa Stewart; and one sister-in-law, Patricia Copas.
Other than her parents, she is preceded in death by a son, Billy Pennington; five brothers, Charlie, Roy, Virgil, Frosty, and John David Copas; two sisters, Glathey Strode and Stella Price; and one sister-in-law, Betty Copas.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, May 3, 2023, at 1:00 P.M. at Rock Valley Church of Christ with Jason Thompson officiating. Burial will follow in the Watson Cemetery.
Visitation will be Tuesday, May 2, 2023, 3:00-8;00 P.M, at McMurtrey Funeral Home and on Wednesday, May 3, 2023, at Rock Valley Church of Christ, after 7:00 AM until time of services at 1:00. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Watson Cemetery.