Mr. Lester Pennington was born in Forsyth, Georgia (Monroe County) to the late Jimmy Pennington and Gertrude Pennington on January 30, 1959. On April 14, 2017, he departed this life and entered into eternal rest. Lester accepted Christ at The Last Day Church of God, Inc. and was a member under the pastoral care of the late William Prince Elijah Bunting and Pastor Eliza M. Parker.
Lester received his formal education through the Atlanta Public School System at Smith High School. He dedicated his life to a variety of work. He was skilled in carpentry, construction and landscaping.
He was preceded in death by a loving father Jimmy L. Pennington; sister Mamie Pennington-Griffin; and beloved son, DeMario Pennington. He leaves to cherish his memory mother, Gertrude Pennington, two sisters Elizabeth (Donnie) Cunningham and Shirley (Robert) White; three sons, DeMarco Pennington, DeMario Swain, and Darius Pennington; one grandson, DeMario Pennington, Jr.; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, other loving family and friends.
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