VERNON, Ala. — Hattie Viola Pennington, 83, died Feb. 2, 2009, at Fayette Long Term Care. Services are Thursday at 3 p.m. at Chandler Funeral Home in Vernon with Bro. Wade Peoples officiating. Burial will follow at Lamar Memory Gardens in Vernon. Visitation is today from 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home. Mrs. Pennington was born Feb. 12, 1925, in Lowndes County. She worked as a supervisor in the garment industry, and she was a member of Liberty Free Will Baptist Church. She is survived by her son, Dale Pennington of Vernon; brother, Louie Freeman of Vernon; sister, Fannie Gilheart of Columbus; three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and several stepgrandchildren. Memorials may be made to Liberty Free Will Baptist Church.