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Obituary for Michael Pennywitt

Michael  Pennywitt
Mr. Michael Lee Pennywitt, Jr., of Tuckerman, Arkansas, departed this life on Monday, August 1, 2022 at the age of 52. He was born February 1, 1970 in Springfield, Ohio, the son of Michael, Sr., and Carol Ann (Cox) Pennywitt.

Michael was a graduate of Springfield North High School in Ohio. He was a United States Army veteran, and worked at Pennywitt Construction, Inc. He was a hard worker, who enjoyed wood working, listening to music, and doing yard work.

Michael is survived by his wife, Shannon Finney Pennywitt of Tuckerman, Arkansas; his parents, Michael and Carol Ann Pennywitt of Locust Grove, Arkansas; one daughter, Mikayla Knueppel and husband, Danny of Scottsdale, Arizona; two grandchildren, Brooklynn Knueppel and Harper Knueppel; one brother, Robby Lee Pennywitt and wife, Rachel of Locust Grove; one sister, JoAnne Powell of Paragould; several nieces and nephews; and a lifetime of friends.

Friends may visit at Jackson’s Funeral Home, Saturday beginning at 1:00 p.m. Funeral services are 2:00 p.m. Saturday at Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home Chapel, with interment at Oaklawn Cemetery in Batesville.

Those honored to serve as pallbearers are Robert Pennywitt, Steven Finney, Hunter Finney, Austin Finney, Logun Finney, Mark Smith, and Andy Mills. Landon Hathcoat is an honorary pallbearer.

Arrangements by Jackson’s Newport Funeral Home.
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