Lee Roy Pannell

Lee Roy Pannell, age 91, passed away April 26, 2019 at Alive Hospice in Murfreesboro. He served in the United States Navy and was a member of Blackman United Methodist Church.

Lee Roy was preceded in death by his parents, Elmer Richard and Bentley Barthel Pannell; brother, George Pannell and W.R. “Sonny” Pannell; and sister, Marie Phipps. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Mary Jane Deason Pannell; son, Bruce Lee Pannell; daughter, Lizabeth Pannell Kidwell; foster son, Thomas Leo Malone, Jr.; and foster-daughter, Connie Ann Malone; brothers, Ross Pannell, Billy Gene Pannell; grandchildren, Ben, Emily, Chad, Evan, Laurel; and six great-grandchildren.

Visitation with the family will be 3:00 until time of funeral service at 4:00 PM, Sunday, April 28, 2019 at Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home with David Stockton officiating.

Burial will be 1:00 PM, Wednesday, May 1, 2019 in Union Grove Cemetery, Troup, Texas.

Arrangements are under the direction of Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 820 South Church St., Murfreesboro, TN 37130. 615-893-2422. Please leave online condolences at www.jenningsandayers.com.