Obituary: Penny Jo Pridemore

December 3, 1955 – January 20, 2023

Penny Jo Pridemore, 67, of Mitchell, passed away Friday, January 20, 2023, at her residence.

Born December 3, 1955, in Bedford, she was the daughter of Lloyd and Stella (Sutton) Hicks.  Penny married Alan Pridemore on December 28, 1991, and he survives.

Penny was a 1973 graduate of Mitchell High School and received her bachelor’s degree from Oakland City University.  She was a member of Tulip Street Christian Church.  Penny was a housewife and enjoyed being one.

Surviving is her husband, Alan Pridemore of Mitchell; children, Amber (Tracy Brazzell) Pridemore of Mitchell and Jason Pridemore of Bedford; grandchildren, Linda (Zane) Parks of Mitchell, Devin Jamison of Mitchell, Derrick Eisele of Mitchell, Alexis Fehler of Shoals, Ashton Luman of Mitchell, Jaxon Brazzell of Mitchell, Haevyn Brazzell of Mitchell, and Devin Ball of Indianapolis; great-grandchildren, Kharsin Eisele, Kolten Eisele, Hadleigh Eisele, and Lucas Fehler; and siblings, Georgia (Dennis) Bohlman of Orleans, Jim Hicks of Mitchell, and Marvin (Yvonne) Hicks of South Carolina.

Her parents; daughter, Karena Allen; and brother, Lloyd Hicks, preceded her in death.

The funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, January 25, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Dwight Dunbar officiating.  Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Tuesday and from 9:30 a.m. until the service on Wednesday at the funeral home.

Memorial gifts can be made in Penny’s memory to the Lawrence County Cancer Patient Services.

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