May 27, 1917 ~ September 9, 2009

Born in: Burnsville, NC,
Resided in: Candler, NC

Dennie William Penland, 92, of Candler, died Wednesday, September 9, 2009. Mr. Penland was born in Burnsville and was a son of the late Lossie and Mallie Roland Penland. He was also preceded in death by an infant son, Robert Eugene Penland; his brothers, Walser, Grier, Hubert and Euett Penland and sisters, Dell Penland and Charlene Blankenship. A former wholesale produce salesman, he was a member at Montmorenci United Methodist Church. He is survived by his wife, Shirley Jean Truscott Penland; three daughters, Barbara Bartlett and husband Bill of Asheville, Dawn Miller and husband Danny of Candler and Denise Parlier and husband Greg of Asheville; one son, Richard Penland and wife Shelley of Sandpoint, ID; eleven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter and many nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday at Montmorenci United Methodist Church with the Rev. A. Franklin Gordon officiating. Interment will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue. Memorials may be made to Montmorenci UMC for Building Improvements, PO Box 610, Candler, NC 28715

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  1. I want to say how much i enjoyed taking care of and being friends with Dennie, he was a very interesting man, he was a great man. i will never forget all the time we spent together and he will be in my thoughts always.

  2. Enjoyed talking with Mr. Penland when I went to visit with Our dad (R. G. Moss) at Pisgah Nursing Home. He was such a nice man and his family was too. You all are in our thoughts and our prayers and know that our dads are once together again in the presence of their father in heaven. Steve Moss and family

  3. Dawn & Danika,
    I am sorry about your loss. If I can do anything for either of you, please let me know.. We miss you Danika!!!
    Luv you bunches!

  4. Aunt Shirley and family,
    I am so sorry for your loss. I sure wish my mother I could be there for you. Dennie was a fun person to get to know and will be missed. Please let us know if there is anything you need.
    Gay Lynn and family

  5. Dawn,
    Our deepest condolences to you and your family during this sad time.
    May God grant you peace, strength and comfort.
    Terry & Kathy Ballard

  6. Dawn & family,

    I am so sorry of the loss of Dennie. Dawn, I know how much he meant to you and the way you took care of him. My thoughts and prayers are with you, I know what you are going thru. I am sorry I can not be there, (I am out of town), but I will be praying for you. If I can do anything please let me know. Love, Snowdena

  7. Dawn, Denise, Shirley and families,
    We are sorry for your loss, and our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Love, Kathy and Mike

  8. Chad:

    We are so sorry for your loss. Should you need anything, please let us know. We love you.

    Bryan and Kathi Whitson
    Aaron and Brianna

  9. Denise,our prayers are with you and your family. May God bless you and your family and grant you comfort and peace. In sympathy .Janice Farmer and family

  10. Denise, We are so sorry to hear of your loss. He left in you such a wonderful, caring person. Our thoughts and prayers have and will be with you.


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