Irma Lee Moretz Pennel (2018-11-01 15:04:34)

Mrs. Irma Lee Moretz Pennell, age 79, of Howards Creek Road, Boone, passed away Tuesday morning at Glenbridge Health & Rehabilitation.

Born March 2, 1939 in Watauga County, she was a daughter of the late Robert Glenn Moretz and Nell McNeil Moretz. Irma was an active member of Rich Mountain Baptist Church. She was retired from Shadowline where she worked as an inspector. Irma enjoyed working in her vegetable and flower gardens and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her husband of 51 years, Johnny Pennell, one son, Robert Pennell and wife Elaine, and one granddaughter, Ella Pennell all of Boone, one niece, Debra Provost and husband Roger of Kannapolis. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two sisters, Clara Dancy and Alma Moretz.
Funeral services for Mrs. Irma Pennell will be conducted Saturday, November 3, 2018 at 3 PM at the Rich Mountain Baptist Church. Officiating will be Rev. Sonny Hagaman and Rev. Joe London. Burial will follow in the Pennell family cemetery.
The family will receive friends prior to the service from 1 PM until 3 PM at Rich Mountain Baptist Church.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Medi Home Hospice, 400 Shadowline Drive, Suite 102, Boone, NC 28607.
Online condolences may be shared with the Pennell family at
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Pennell family.