Sarah Corbin Penland

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Sarah Corbin Penland

FRANKLIN – Sarah Corbin Penland, 83, of Franklin, passed away on Sunday, April 19, 2020.

Born in Macon County, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Maggie Seay Corbin. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Linda Osborne, Margaret Pendergrass, H.D. Corbin, Jr., William Clarence Corbin, Clyde Corbin and Harold Corbin. Sarah was a member of Iotla Baptist Church. She was a beloved wife, mother and grandmother.

She is survived by her husband of 61 years, Melvin “Pete” Penland; two sons, Michael Penland of Wilmington, NC, Steve Penland (Beverly) of Franklin; three grandchildren, Corbin (Leah) Penland, Whitney Penland, Elizabeth (Brandon) Brown and two great grandchildren, Beckett & Ronan; also surviving are several nieces and nephews.

A private service will be held at Iotla Baptist Church with Brandon Breedlove and Steve Reeves officiating. Burial will be in the Iotla Baptist Church Cemetery.

Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements. Condolences can be made to the family at