Elaine Connell Penton

Published 3:15 pm Thursday, April 7, 2022

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Elaine passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family March 30, 2022. She was born Dec. 21, 1946 in Clanton, Alabama to the late Dalton and Sarah Connell.

Elaine was preceded in death by her husband, Howard Wayne Penton and grandson, Trace Penton.

Elaine is survived by her children; Cyndi (David) Boyd, Howard (Becky) Penton and Jerry Penton; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren with one on the way, sister; Christina Martin, numerous nieces and nephews.

Elaine, also fondly known as “MeMe”, took pride in caring for and supporting her family and friends in numerous pastimes including car racing, sports and high school band. She was most happy surrounded by family and friends and providing an expertly home cooked meal. She was an avid animal lover, she never met a stray she didn’t like.

In keeping with her wishes, a memorial will be announced at a later date. In lieu of flowers to honor her love of animals, please donate to your local animal rescue.

Faith Chapel Funeral Home North in Cantonment, Florida is entrusted with arrangements. You may express condolences online at www.fcfhs.com.