Esther Marie (Fite) Pennington
January 8, 1938 - June 6, 2021
Esther Marie (Fite) Pennington, 83, of West Union, Ohio, passed away Sunday June 6, 2021 at her residence with her family by her side. She was born January 8, 1938 in Jefferson Township in Adams County. She was preceded by parents, George Clinton Fite and Mamie Madeline (Murphy); love of her life, Thomas Daniel Pennington; one son, Gregory Thomas “Tommy” Pennington; three sisters: Faye Gifford, Kathleen Smith, and Thelma Lintz and three brothers: Paul Fite, James “Jimmy” Fite and Eugene “Slim” Fite.
Esther is survived by three daughters: Kathy Pennington, Leisa Pennington and Sonya (Roger) Nehus all of West Union; one son, David (Joni) Pennington of Hillsboro; one adopted son, Viroj T. of West Union; eight grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren.
She was married for 22 years and was a dedicated homemaker and a devoted mom to five children. She was “mother” to many. Anyone visiting her home was treated like family. She gave all to family, friends and strangers, there was no end to her kindness. She always had a beaming smile on her face and left a good impression on everyone she met. Her family meant the world to her, there was nothing she wouldn’t do for her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was a devote Christian of the Pentecostal Faith. She enjoyed gardening and flowers; she took great pride in her garden.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to:
Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated
P.O. Box 5
West Union, Ohio 45693
The public visitation is 12 – 2 PM Monday, June 14, 2021 at Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated, 205 South Cherry Street, West Union, Ohio 45693.
The public funeral is 2 PM Monday, June 14, 2021 at Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated, 205 South Cherry Street, West Union, Ohio 45693. Pastor Terry Fite will officiate.
The public interment is at Sunshine Ridge Cemetery, 5598 Sunshine Ridge Road, Blue Creek, Ohio 45616.
Lafferty Funeral Home Incorporated is serving the family.