Pastor Gary M. Penn, Sr.


Pastor Gary Michael Penn, Sr., 53. Sunrise July 14, 1957 – Sunset May 13, 2011. Pastor Penn was born in Columbus, attended South High School, graduated from Gahanna Lincoln High School and Franklin University. He pastored the Committed to the Word Church, a member of the Columbus Ministerial Alliance, former member of the Mt. Calvary Association and retiree of Delphi a division of General Motors. Pastor Penn was preceded in death by his parents Pauline and Thomas O. Penn, Sr. and brother David Penn. Left to cherish his memory, wife Frances Penn, children Gary M. (Delilah) Penn, Carlotta (Ani Mwalimu) Penn, Janis (Christopher Jr.) Bond, Benitez Goff, Kynetha Spanks, and Demetrius, Diache and Dante Thomas, brother Thomas O. (Connie) Penn, Jr., sister Robin M. (Wayne) Oliver , 7 grandchildren and a host of other family and friends.

Condolence Messages

  1. To the Penn Family,
    The Thomas Family wish we could do more for you at this time. We know that you are anchored in the Lord and he will be your real comfort. Gary had an impact on this family in more ways than one and we thank the Lord for that. It sounds silly to say this but we mean it – if there is anything we can do for you please let us know. Love.

  2. I'm so sorry to hear of Brother Penn's passing.

    I offer my sincere condolences to your family from a UAW Brother.
    Kurt Bateman

  3. Brother and Sister Brown

    To the Penn family we extend our sincere condolences. Our prayers our submitted to God for comfort during this time of bereavement. God bless you all.

  4. I am so sorry to learn of Gary's passing. I have so many fond and cherished memories of Gary that I will hold forever. Thanks Gary for all the inspirations moments and times that we shared. I'll never forget your most uplifting words!!!!

  5. My heart goes out to Gary's family. Gary was a great guy to work with at Delphi and he always had a kind word and a smile for everyone. He will be missed.

  6. My prayers and condolences go out to the Penn family. Gary was a dear friend from Delphi. I am sorry for your lost. God Bless!

  7. We will all miss Gary; he touched so many of our lives in so many ways… Always there to lend a hand, listen to our problems, and just be a good friend!

  8. I was so sorry to hear of Gary's passing. He was not only a co-worker, but friend and consoler. No matter how busy we got in the quality office he always had time to help work out a problem, personal, spiritual or business related.I appreciated his kind words and prayers. May the peace of God be with you and your family.

  9. I'm very sorry to read of the death of Rev. this late date.. (10/4) Please accept my deepest sympathy.

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