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Kelly Annette (Smith-Donovan) Pennington

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“Rest In Peace. I will always remember you as a vivacious girl who loved to have fun. My condolences to your husband, son and parents ”
1 of 18 | Posted by: Shelly Sturgis Olson - KY

“So, sorry for the family's loss. Kelly was always very nice. Sometimes I would visit her in medical to escape the kitchen. I'll always remember...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: DANIEL Powers - Nashville, TN

“Larry, sorry for the loss of Kelly. ”
3 of 18 | Posted by: Jason DICKINSON - POWDERLY, KY

“Bill, you and your family are in my prayers. So, so sorry about your loss. ”
4 of 18 | Posted by: Marlia Willoughby - Livermore, KY

“My love and prayers I send to you Alice, Jerry, Martha, Donnie and Kelly's entire family. Kelly has been in my prayers since I first heard of her...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Cheryl Henderson - Owensboro, KY

“Alice,Jerry,Martha, Donnie and Kelly's family,You have my heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Praying for strength and peace for all of you. ”
6 of 18 | Posted by: Bernard and Mona Payne - KY

“So sorry for your loss, Alice and Jerry.... my prayers are with you. Molly ”
7 of 18 | Posted by: Molly Bruington - Owensboro, KY

“So sorry for your loss ”
8 of 18 | Posted by: Archie and Alice Pennington - KY

“Very saddened to hear of the loss of Kelly, my thoughts and prayers are with you Bill, along with the rest of the family. ”
9 of 18 | Posted by: Stuart Doss - Bumper to Bumper - KY

“I never met Ms. Pennington, but do listen to her husband, Bill McClane, on the radio. I was moved by his nice tribute about his wife's passing this...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Steve Lynn - Owensboro, KY

“So sorry for your loss ”
11 of 18 | Posted by: chris puckett - Owensboro, KY

“Great amazing woman could always make you laugh! Prayers to her family friends and co workers in this time of loss. ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: Jarrod Robertson - Greenville, KY

“Michael I am so sorry for the loss of your mother my prayers are with you and your family ”
13 of 18 | Posted by: sonya key - Bremen, KY

“How I loved when Kelly came in to the MC! Even when she felt bad, she would laugh with me. She will be missed. ”
14 of 18 | Posted by: Amanda Coble - Madisonville, KY

“So sorry to hear of the loss. I considered her a dear friend and colleague. Prayers and thoughts and love to the family. ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Darryl McIntosh - Greenville

“Larry and family Praying for God's loving comfort to touch you all during this difficult time. Rosa ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: Rosa McGregor (Brooks) - Manitou, KY

“Larry I just wanted to let you know I am thinking about you and keeping you and all your family in my prayers. Your friend, Patty ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: Patty Miller - Central City, KY

“Larry and Family, I am very sorry for your loss. I had the pleasure of spending a little with Kelly at a couple of jewelry parties, what a funny lady...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Amy Gardner - Greenville, KY

POWDERLY - Kelly Annette (Smith-Donovan) Pennington, 54, of Powderly, died Tuesday, November 28, 2017, at 7:40PM at her home. Mrs. Pennington was born March 28, 1963, in Daviess County. She was a graduate of Daviess County High School. She also graduated from Western Kentucky University with a Masters Degree Summa Cum Laude. She was a psychologist and was employed at Kentucky Department of Corrections/Green River Correctional Facility. She was the former director of the Pennyroyal Center. She was a member of Temple Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Glen and Anna Bruington, and Mae E. Smith.

She is survived by her husband, Larry (Bill McClane)(93.9FM) Pennington of Powderly; sons Jackson Donovan of Powderly and Michael Donovan of Central City; step-son Joshua (Christi) Pennington of Louisville; parents Alice and Jerry Smith of Owensboro; brother Kenneth Smith (Ellen Hanson) of Mt. Prospect, IL; special aunt and uncle Donnie and Martha Alexander of Owensboro; and granddaughter Rylee Pennington of Louisville.

Funeral services will be Saturday, December 2, 2017, at 12:00 noon at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Robert Risner officiating. Burial in Pennington Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday after 5:00PM at the funeral home. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions at HTTPS:// The family would like to thank Baptist Health Hospital Health and Hospice Team. Online condolences may be made at