James Dwight Pennington
James Dwight Pennington, age 66, of Miller, Missouri, passed away at 5:05 p.m. on Saturday, February 25, 2017, at the Lawrence County Manor in Mt. Vernon. He was born October 19, 1950, in Miller, the son of the late George and Effie (Chastain) Pennington.
Dwight was a 1968 graduate of Miller High School and graduated from Cosmetology School in Springfield, Missouri in 1969 and served as vice president for the Springfield Cosmetologists Association. He was active in the National Hairdressers and Cosmetologist Association; he served as chairman for Properties for Beauty on Parade; chairman of Publicity for National Beauty Salon Week in 1972; chairman for Welfare, NBSW in 1973; chairman of MBSW in 1974; won second place in the Edna L. Emmeartistic competition at state in 1972; served as secretary of Springfield AFF. No. 10; two years as secretary of the Springfield Coiffure Guild and was a member of the MHFC. He was a member of the Miller First Baptist Church.
Dwight is survived by numerous cousins and friends.
A funeral service, under the direction of the Morris-Leiman-Mosher Funeral Home in Miller, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 28, 2017, at the First Baptist Church in Miller. Burial will follow at the Miller Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to the Miller First Baptist Church Building Fund, in care of the funeral home.
Online condolences may be shared at this website.
2:oo p.m. on Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Following service on Tuesday, February 28, 2017