Claude Lord Pennebaker

Published 12:00 am Thursday, March 18, 2010

EDWARDS — Claude Lord Pennebaker died Friday, March 12, 2010, at his home at Riverside Farms. He was 61.

Mr. Pennebaker was a native of Edwards and a graduate of Yazoo City High School. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps in Da Nang, Vietnam. He was a retired groundskeeper with the Vicksburg National Military Park.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest Lee Pennebaker Sr. and Velma Lord Pennebaker; and a sister, Lynn Pennebaker Birdsong Strate.

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Survivors include his former wife and close companion, Lisa Heaney Pennebaker of Clinton; two brothers, Lee Pennebaker Jr. of Bolton and Jon Pennebaker of Vicksburg; and nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.