Thursday, May 17, 2007

Doyle R. Pennel, 66 , of Pineville, passed away Monday, May 7, 2007, at the Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, after a recent illness.

He was born on July 12, 1940, in Purdy, son of Wayne and Irene (Dodson) Pennel. He was raised in Purdy and graduated from Purdy High School. He then spent two years at Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield.

He was preceded in death by his father, Wayne Pennel; and a brother, Donald Pennel.

Survivors include: his wife, Nancy Helm Pennel, of the home; his mother, Irene Pennel, of Purdy; a son, Charles Pennel, of Tulsa, Okla.; a daughter, Janet Pennel, of Tulsa, Okla.; three stepsons, Sam Weber, of Arlington, Texas, William Weber ,of Neosho, and James Weber of Anderson, Missouri; a stepdaughter, Stefanie Nation of Decatur, Texas; nine grandchildren; a brother, Darrell Pennel, of Verona; and his mother in-law, Jean Helm of Pineville;

Funeral services were Saturday at the Pineville United Methodist Church with Pastors Lee Neill and Marilyn O'Brien officiating. Burial will followed at the Pineville Cemetery. Arrangements are under direction of the Ozark Funeral Home in Anderson.