Reverend Bailey Gifford Penn, 63, of Martinsville, Virginia passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2021, at his residence. He was born November 1, 1957 in North Carolina to the late Russell James Penn and Alverta Helen Hylton Penn. He was a member of Shiloh Way of the Cross and had worked at West Windows for nineteen plus years. He had been a minister for 5 years and could play a variety of musical instruments. He liked to work on buildings, loved animals, bowling, golfing and most of all loved the Lord.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a stepson, Tyree Eugene Hodge; sisters, Susan Hairston, Ronnie Penn, Helen Nibblet, Hester Scott, and Louise Carolina; and brothers, Herman Penn, Corbert Penn and Robert Troy Penn.
Reverend Penn is survived by his wife, Vergie Martin Penn; stepson, Jonathan Lanier Hodge, Sr.; and step-grandchildren, Jamarian Morris, Kenyetta Hodge, Tyonna Hodge, Sariah Hodge, Jesiah Hodge, Jonathan Hodge, Jr., and Camarie Niblett.
The funeral will be Monday, February 22, 2021, at 1:00 P. M. at Wright Funeral Service Chapel with visitation thirty minutes before the service. Burial will follow at Carver Memorial Gardens.
Wright Funeral Service & Crematory is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at www.wrightfuneralservices.net