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Dr. Clarence P. “C.P.” Penn

Dr. Clarence P. “C.P.” Penn, retired superintendent of Surry County Public Schools, died Friday, Sept. 2, 2016.

A service to celebrate his life will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Lebanon Baptist Church. A wake will be held at Lebanon Baptist Church from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday. Shivers Funeral Home in Smithfield is in charge of services.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Penn’s name to Surry Elementary School’s “Feed the Hungry” backpack program, 1600 Hollybush Road, Dendron, VA  23839. For more information, visit www.shiversfuneralchapel.com.