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Connie R. (Phifer) Pennington

January 14, 1967 ~ April 23, 2022 (age 55)


Connie R. Pennington, age 55, of Goodland passed away Saturday, April 23, 2022 at her home in Goodland.  

Connie was born on January 14, 1967 to Marlin and Ruby (Bateman) Phifer in Goodland.  She grew up and went to school in Goodland and graduated from Goodland High School in 1985.  

On October 21, 2005, she married Tony Pennington in Goodland.  Connie worked as a waitress and cook at many restaurants in Goodland and Sharon Springs.  Connie enjoyed her dogs and cats, and dearly loved spending time with her family and friends, especially her grandchildren.  

Connie is preceded in death by grandparents, parents, Marlin and Ruby and her cousin, Diane Mowry.  

She is survived by her husband, Tony; sons, RJ Phifer and Randy (Danielle) Cochran of Norcatur, KS; stepchildren, Dustin (Ashley) Pennington of Oklahoma City, OK and Jennifer (Zach) Pennington of Goodland.  Grandchildren, Robert Traxel, Raiden and Dezirae Phifer, Anthony and Kathrine Whitten; sister, Deb (Kent) Brown of Oberlin; brother, Lonnie (Amy) Phifer of Hammond, IN; brother, Danny Phifer of Phoenix, AZ; sisters, Melody Okeson of Montrose, CO and Kathy Noel of Logan, KS; and many more family and friends.  

Memorials may be designated to Connie Pennington Memorial Fund and may be left at the services or sent in care of Bateman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 278, Goodland, Kansas 67735. For information and online condolences visit

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April 28, 2022

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Bateman Funeral Home
211 East 11th Street
Goodland, KS 67735

Funeral Service
April 29, 2022

10:30 AM
Goodland Church of Christ
1630 Sandy Drive
Goodland, KS 67735

Interment following funeral service
April 29, 2022

Goodland Cemetery
North Main Street
Goodland, KS 67735

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