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Cliff Pennington

Apr 5th, 1969 - Mar 14th, 2024

Graveside Memorial Ceremony: 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 21, 2024, at Floral Garden of Memories Cemetery

Those who wish to attend are asked to arrive directly at the cemetery.


      James Clifford “Cliff” Pennington, age 54, of Enfield, Illinois, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2024, at Cisne Rehabilitation & Health Care Center.

      He was born April 5, 1969, in Pontiac, the son of James Eldon and Hollis Marie (Fitch) Pennington. 

      Cliff was a graduate of Flora High School.  He had worked as a maintenance supervisor at Enfield Rehabilitation & Health Care Center.  He enjoyed fishing, riding four wheelers, and tinkering with small engine repair projects.  Cliff adored his grandchildren and will be greatly missed by his loved ones and his dog Bentley.

      He is survived by his daughter: Arica (Justin) Rinehart of Flora; a stepdaughter: Arriel Layne of Effingham; grandchildren: Hudson James Rinehart, Leah Layne, Kaden Layne, and Xzaviour Layne; siblings: Carolyn (Justin) Lake of Oakland City, Indiana, Billa Broz of Louisville, and Ronnie Pennington of Effingham; best friends: Brad Williams and Gary Pennington; and his beloved dog, Bentley.

      He was preceded in death by his parents; maternal grandparents: Paul and Opal Fitch; paternal grandparents: Anthony and Bessie Pennington; a brother: James Everett Pennington; 4 sisters: Jewell Rutland, Sandra Hatcher, Ruth Barger, and Ethel Stark; and 3 brothers-in-law: Kenneth Stark, Rick Broz, and Glen Hatcher.

      A graveside memorial ceremony will be held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, March 21, 2024, at Floral Garden of Memories Cemetery in Flora.  Those who wish to attend are asked to arrive directly at the cemetery.  Arrangements are by Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora.  Memorial donations are suggested to the family to assist with final expenses, and these will be accepted through the funeral home.  To share a condolence or memory, visit:  


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Rita Miller

March 15th

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your family during this difficult time.

Arlene Osborn

March 15th

So sorry for your loss may God be with you in this time of sorrow I will keep you in my prayers.

Sharon Rinehart

March 15th

I am so sorry for your loss. Cherish your memories.

Mary Reynolds

March 15th

My condolences 🙏

Lea Tharp

March 15th

You were my first real love and gave me a beautiful daughter, for that I will always love you.

Judy Lusk

March 16th

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and all of your family

Tammy Dulaney

March 16th

So sorry for your loss

Dave & Margie Stull

March 16th

So sorry for your loss. May God be with you and family.



Arriel Layne
Mark &Karen Jones
Jennifer Banta
Wayne Eastin & Diane Johnson
Jimmy Sessions
Ginger Marolf
Sharon Rinehart
Toni Clark Lee
Mary Reynolds
Lea Tharp
Billa Broz
Judy Lusk
Tammy Dulaney
Jean Guerrettaz
Larry Frost
Arica & Justin
Don, Jane and Darren Delaney
Christy Robinson
Carolyn Pennington Lake
Ed & Linda Leak
Gary & Kim Pennington
Tony gray
Dave Pruitt
Bruce & Nannette Richards
Paula McKnight


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