Roberta Louise (Oberlin) Pennington born to Regina and Edson Oberlin, March 19th 1935 passed peacefully in her sleep April 14, 2010. Bobby grew up in Akron, Ohio at 155 Firestone Blvd. with her sisters, Ellen and Eleanor. She graduated St.Vincent's High School and married Rex Godfrey soon after in 1954. Over the next two decades they raised seven children. Bobby married her second husband Jack Pennington in 1974 and moved to Florida where they lived happily for over 20 years. Bobby moved to Arizona in 2006, where she spent her last four years.
She is survived by her children, Randy, Lissa, Holly, Valerie, Angela and April and was preceded by her husband Jack and daughter, Ellen. She had 13 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren.
Bobby Lou was a good wife, mother, aunt, friend and beautiful grandmother who left us a legacy of love and generosity. She will be deeply missed.
Roberta (Oberlin) Pennington
Services to be held at Lee Memorial Cemetery 12777 State Rd. 82 Fort Myers, Florida 33905. Visitation will begin at 11 a.m. Tuesday April 27, while funeral services begin at noon.