Gwendolyn Elvie Pennington Price, age 74


Mrs. Gwendolyn “Gwen” Elvie Pennington Price, age 74, of Concord, Ga. passed away Dec. 23, 2011.

She was born on Oct. 17, 1937 in Ragland, Ala.

She and her family lived in Riverdale for 27 years before moving to Concord in 1991. For 18 years she worked as a school patrol for the Clayton County Police Department.

She was very active in the lives of her children and grandchildren and never missed any of their events, always arriving first and at least an hour early. She volunteered in school activities as clinic aide, room mom, and band mom. Mrs. Price was a member of Concord Baptist Church, an avid University of Alabama football fan who enjoyed sewing and quilting.

She was preceded in death by her son, Kenneth Aaron Price, whose birthday was Dec. 23; parents; Ralph Pennington and Inez Pennington Dean; her grandparents, Buddy and Effie Singleton; and mother-in-law, Minnie Price.

She is survived by her husband of 55 years: Aaron Price; children: Sherri Price McCalla and husband Paul of Senoia, Forrest Price and wife Dawn of Locust Grove, Donna Price Behan of Tarpon Springs, Fla; grandchildren: Dawn McCalla Kunig and husband Nick of Senoia, Kelli McCalla of Athens, Eli Price and Hannah Price of Locust Grove; brothers and sisters-in-law: Roland and Penny Dean of Longview, Texas, John and Marie Dean of Lincoln, Ala., and Douglas and Kaye Dean of Foley, Ala.; sister and brother-in-law: Juanita and Joey Moore of Anniston, Ala.; sister-in-law and brothers-in-law: Yvonne and Alvin Caldwell, Robert Price, special cousins: David and Deborah Heath of Snellville; special family friends: Pat and Ed Glubka of Fayetteville; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Friends visited the family on Monday, Dec. 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral services were conducted on Tuesday, Dec. 27, at 11 a.m. in the Concord Baptist Church with Mr. Paul McCalla, Rev. Chris Teasley and Dr. Ed Clibum officiating. Interment followed at 3 p.m. (central time) in the Shiloh-Lineville Baptist Church Cemetery in Lineville, Ala.

Moody Funeral Home in Zebulon, Ga. is in charge of arrangements.