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Wanda Beth Pennington Rorie, 71

New Albany MS Obituary 2018

Wanda Beth Pennington Rorie

November 1, 1946 – March 25, 2018


Myrtle – Wanda Beth Pennington Rorie, 71, passed away Sunday, March 25, 2018 at North Mississippi Medical Center. She was born November 1, 1946 in Amory, MS to Okla Russell Pennington and Mary Allyne Peeler Pennington. She was the widow of the late Larry Wayne Rorie.

She was a former bookkeeper for Lamar Life Insurance and Fred Page & Co., both in Tupelo. She was an active member of Myrtle United Methodist Church.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, aunt and loving friend to many.

Wanda is remembered for her warm and loving heart, her generous and accepting nature and her devotion to friends and family. She loved music of all kinds, enjoyed travelling and loved to dance.

Funeral services will be at 2:00p.m. Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at Myrtle United Methodist Church with Rev. Eugene Stockstill officiating. Burial will be at Gerizim Cemetery. United Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.

She is survived by two sons, Mark Alan Rorie and wife Julie of Asheville, NC; Russell Scott Rorie and wife Sara of Nashville, TN; two sisters, Barbara Bolding of Fremont, NC and Rebecca Lee of Collierville, TN; a brother, Larry Pennington of Lytle, TX and two granddaughters Zora and Rule Rorie.

Pallbearers will be James W. Rorie Jr., Jeffrey Pennington, Ben Bolton, Benjamin Bolton, Dan McGennis, Jon Lee and Kevin Lee.

Visitation will be Tuesday, March 27, 2018 from 12:00p.m. until 2:00 p.m. The service will commence at 2:00p.m.

Memorials may be made to Myrtle United Methodist Church in memory of Wanda.!/Obituary

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