Glenn White Penley Jr.

April 8, 1936May 8, 2012

Glenn White Penley, Jr. 76 of Conover passed away May 8, 2012 at Hospice in Catawba County. Mr. Penley was born April 8, 1936 in Caldwell County to the late Glenn White Penley, Sr. and Lois Setzer Penley. He is also preceded in death by numerous aunts and uncles.

Mr. Penley was a retired assistant produce manager at Food Lion and a member of Huntington Hills Church of God in Hickory. He also served in the National Guard for 11years.

He is survived by his fiancé; Nancy Deitz of Conover. Two daughters; Kimberli Gabriel and husband Boyce of Newton and Glenda Frye and husband Leslie Frye, Jr. of Clemmons, NC, two step sons; Jeffrey Deitz and wife Donna of Maiden and William Deitz and wife Sherry of Conover, two step daughters; Dana D. Rogerson and Ashley Deitz both of Conover, grandchildren; Halie Russell, Trey Frye, Logan Frye, Kara Gabriel, Gabriel Rogerson, Sydney Deitz, Hannah Easter, Kaitlyn Easter, Graci Deitz, Kloe Georghou and one great grandchild.

Funeral services for Mr. Penley will be 3:00 p.m. Friday, May 11, 2012 at Pendry’s Chapel with the Pastor Jerome Walker officiating. The family will receive friends from 2-3:00 pm prior to the service. Interment will follow in Rocky Springs Baptist Church Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Catawba Valley, 3975 Robinson Road, Newton, NC 28658

Pendry’s Funeral Home is honored to be assisting the Penley family.


  • Visitation Friday, May 11, 2012
  • Funeral Service Friday, May 11, 2012

Glenn White Penley Jr.

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Tammy Verran-Lloyd

May 11, 2012

Blessed be to those who knew Glenn and his family. Glenn rest in peace, you are loved and will be sadly missed.

May 11, 2012

Glenda & family,
So sorry for the loss of your father. Thinking & keeping you & your family in my thoughts & prayers.

Sue Massey, Advance, NC

Teresa Leonard

May 9, 2012

So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and your family during this difficult time.

Shawn Sigmon

May 9, 2012

Glenda and Kim,
I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your father. Please know that you are both in my prayers for comfort.

Darrell Propst

May 9, 2012

Goodbye to a good friend and neighbor . Glenn will be greatly missed by all who knew him .