Finys “Mr. Penny” Pennycuff, 80, of Elizabethton, passed away Tuesday, September 13, 2011, at Johnson City Medical Center following a brief illness. A native of Scott County, Tenn., he was a son of the late Bradley L. and Bonnie Cooper Pennycuff. Mr. Pennycuff was a member of Fairview Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Zelma Pennycuff, Elizabethton; a daughter, Lois Oiler and husband, David, Jonesborough; and two grandchildren, Annika Oiler and Makenna Oiler.
The funeral service for Mr. Pennycuff will be conducted at 8 p.m. Thursday, September 15, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. The family will receive friends in the funeral home chapel from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, prior to the funeral service. The graveside service and interment will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, September 16, at George Mottern Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be selected from family and friends. Those who wish to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home at 10:15 a.m. Friday to go in procession to the cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com and signing the guestbook or by fax to (423) 542-9499. Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is serving the Pennycuff family. Office: (423) 542-2232. Obituary Line: (423) 543-4917.