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JoAnne Haley Penington

JoAnne Haley Penington
  • September 29, 1937 - December 20, 2019
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

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“Jo-Anne always had a smile to share and she will be missed. ”
1 of 5 | Posted by: Linda Frank - Brandenton, FL

“Joanne's friendship meant so much to me over the years. I will always be grateful to her for her kindness to me many years ago. She came to my...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Guerry Glover - Johns Island, SC

“So sad to learn of JoAnne's passing. I was blessed to meet her in a class at the Senior Center. Sitting beside her in class she kept me laughing with...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Julia Shively - Mt Pleasant, SC

“I got to know and love JoAnne while she worked at MUSC. She was a wonderful person whom I never forgot. I saw her recently and she was the same...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Toni Catoe - Folly Beach, SC

“I was so sorry to hear of JoAnne's passing and regret I didn't get over to visit with her in person. She was a lovely woman and sister in Christ. ...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Bonny Luthy - Awendaw, SC


JoAnne Haley Penington of Mt Pleasant passed away peacefully Friday, December 20, 2019, following an 18 month battle with cancer.

JoAnne was born in Charleston, SC, the daughter of Mary Ann Hodge Haley and Harry Anderson Haley. She grew up on her parents farm on James Island and graduated from Murray Vocational School in Charleston. She was married to the late George Wiltshire Penington. She retired as a secretary from the Medical University of South Carolina and was a long time member of Sunrise Presbyterian Church.

She is survived by her daughter Mary Penington Watson (Philip) of Wadmalaw Island, her brother Clarence Haley of Ravenel, stepsons Elliott B. Penington of Mount Pleasant and James G. Penington of Charleston, good friend and niece Betty McClary of Mount Pleasant, and many grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 10:00 AM on Monday, December 23 at Sunrise Presbyterian Church on Sullivans Island. A reception will follow the service. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mt. Pleasant Chapel.