Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

October 29, 2013

Ted Lawrence Pendry Sr.

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

PRINCETON — Ted Lawrence Pendry, Sr., 93, of Pendry Lane, Princeton, died peacefully Sunday, October 27, 2013 at Princeton Community Hospital.

Born April 11, 1920, in Key Rock, WV he was the son of the late William Pendry and Dora Green Pendry.

Ted was a retired coal miner with 30 years of service having worked for Hawley Fuel in Landgraff and also worked for Pepsi Bottling in Princeton. Ted was a member of the Pisgah United Methodist Church for over 50 years and had sung in the church choir.

While his health permitted, Ted enjoyed hunting, fishing, working in his garden and doing wood working projects.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Sherald (Gene) Pendry and a granddaughter, Sheri Lyn Pendry, along with 16 brothers and sisters.

Survivors include his loving and devoted wife of 73 years Lucille Stewart Pendry. Two sons, Ted L. Pendry, Jr. and wife Elizabeth of Princeton, James Pendry and wife Colleen of Lexington, VA. One daughter, Mary Lee Easter and husband Kenneth of Clearmont, FL. Daughter-in-law, Linda Pendry of Princeton. A brother, Frank Pendry of Matheny. Eight grandchildren: Skip Easter, Tim Easter, Chuck Pendry, Larry Pendry, Kevin Pendry, Marshall Pendry, Tammy Easter and Amy Goode; 16 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild.

We will celebrate the life of Ted Lawrence Pendry, Sr. Thursday, 11:00 AM, October 31, 2013 from the Burns Wornal Chapel of the Memorial Funeral Directory on the Athens Road with Pastor Bob Boozer officiating. Burial will follow in the Palm Memorial Gardens, Matheny.

Friends may visit with the family on Wednesday, October 30, 2013 at the funeral home.

Serving as pallbearers will be his grandsons.

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In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Pisgah United Methodist Church, 1217 Pisgah Road, Princeton, WV  24739.

The Pendry family is being served by the Memorial Funeral Directory & Cremation Center on the Athens Road in Princeton.