Susan Jean Spence Pernell, age 73, of Brodnax, VA, passed away Friday, December 2, 2022. The daughter of the late Edward L. Spence and Willie Mae Martin Satterfield, she was also preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, Richard Earle Pernell, Sr.; three daughters, Sandra Marie Pernell, Debra Ann Clark, and Pamela Solomon. Mrs. Pernell will be remembered by her family as a kind and friendly person who loved to cook. For many years she worked hard daily in the chicken house.
She is survived by a son, Richard Earle Pernell, Jr.; daughters, Susette Jeanette Floyd, Susan Ann Clark, and Peggy Sue Pernell, 12 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; a sister, Caroline Broadhurst.
A graveside funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Friday, December 9, 2022 at Canaan Cemetery, Brodnax, VA. Condolences may be expressed at www.williamsfuneralhomeva.com.