Sarah Penland

Sarah Corbin Penland

Tuesday, May 12th, 1936 - Sunday, April 19th, 2020
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Sarah Corbin Penland, 83, of Franklin, passed away on Sunday, April 19, 2020.

Born in Macon Co, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Maggie Seay Corbin. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Linda Osborne, Margaret Pendergrass, H.D. Corbin, Jr., William Clarence Corbin, Clyde Corbin and Harold Corbin. Sarah was a member of Iotla Baptist Church. She was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother.

She is survived by her husband of sixty-one years, Melvin “Pete” Penland; two sons, Michael Penland of Wilmington, NC, Steve Penland (Beverly) of Franklin; three grandchildren, Corbin (Leah) Penland, Whitney Penland, Elizabeth (Brandon) Brown and two great grandchildren, Beckett & Ronan; also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

A private service will be held at Iotla Baptist Church with Brandon Breedlove and Steve Reeves officiating. Burial will be in the Iotla Baptist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Iotla Baptist Church, General Fund, 1537 Iotla Church Rd, Franklin, NC 28734.

Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

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    Iotla Baptist Church Cemetery
    1537 Iotla Church Road
    Franklin, NC 28734
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Jessie Sweatman Wilson

Posted at 07:50pm
My thoughts and prayers are with the family!

Jane Holland Posted at 08:10am

Sarah was beautiful inside and out, she loved her family and in a Soft Voice always had hidden humor ,I loved to visit and sit on the breeze way overlooking her home town with all memories being told, My Husband Max was the same age and they Graduate together at Franklin High, It is A High Honor to Have known Sarah and We called Her A Dear Friend, Pete ,We Love You and no you have lost a Faithful ,loving Wife. Our Prayers,,

Henry and Linda Wall

Posted at 04:34pm
Pete, Steve and Family, Our prayers and sympathy are with you at this time. She was a delightful and wonderful person that we always enjoyed. Thinking of you all!! Henry and Linda Wall

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