November 28, 1925 ~ June 8, 2001
Born in: Spruce Pine, NC,
Resided in: Swannanoa, NC
A native of Mitchell County, he was a son of the late Will E. and Lizzie Ledford Pendley. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Lisa Haney and a step-son, Maurice Davall. He was retired from Asheville Plastics and was a member of the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer.
He is survived by his wife, Martha Sherlin Pendley; a daughter, Angela Pendley Mitchell of Burnsville; two sons, Victor Sherrill Pendley of Asheville and Curtis Mitchell Pendley of Charlotte; two step-daughters, Diane Jackson and Eva Hargrove of Asheville; two step-sons, Roy Rector of Asheville and Michael Davall of San Francisco, CA; a son-in-law, Bobby Haney of Asheville; a sister, Dora Fox of Marion; two brothers, Bob Pendley of Omaha, NE and Lee Pendley of Marion; many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 pm Sunday at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer with the Reverend Alexander H. Hanks officiating. Burial will at 10:00 am Monday at the Western Carolina State Veterans Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7-8:30 pm Saturday at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue.
Memorials may be made to Mountain Area Hospice, PO Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813.
Frank Pendley was a wonderful man and friend to all of us whom worked with him at Ingles. He will be dearly missed. My deepest condolences go out to his family who has lost someone very dear.