Corey M. Pannell

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Corey M. Pannell

February 02, 1973 - October 04, 2018

Corey M. Pannell, 45, of Beckley, died Oct. 4.
Born Feb. 2, 1973, to Grace Pannell-Dillard and Richard Penn.
Preceded in death by his Pops Earnest (Rock) Dillard; daughter, Tryia Whitehead; grandson, Cameron Cromer and uncle, Mason Pannell.
Corey loved working on computers, watching movies and spending time with his family and friends.
Survivors include his grandmother, Corinne Pannell (who raised him) and wife, Leslie Pannell of Beckley; five sons, Devin Gill, Ronnie Baker, Tajia Handy, all of Beckley, Justin Badulala of Arlington, VA and Joshua Toney of Sophia; four daughters, Rashonda McDowell of Lexington, NC, Rynikka McDowell, Romira (Jalen) McDowell and Ariel Payne, all of Beckley; his best friend, his brother, Kelvin Pannell; a sister, Yvette Mitchelle; mother and father-in-law, Bernice (Frankie) Morris of Columbus, OH; brother-in-law, John (Christie) Ward of Myrtle Beach, SC, and sister-in-law, Angela Ward of Beckley; an aunt, Alice Allen of Dumfries, VA; two uncles, Talbert (Buster) Pannell and Valious (Valerie) Pannell of VA; three grandchildren, Aubree, Keigan and Kolten, all of Beckley; special niece, Ava Pannell; special cousins Jacqueline Pannell and Jazlyn Griffin of Dumfries, VA and TJ Pannell of Beckley; ex-wife, Amy McDowell-Pannell; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Service 12 noon Saturday, Oct. 13, at New Hope Baptist Church, Worley Rd., Beckley, with Pastor Damon Hamby officiating. Friends may call one hour before service.
Arrangements entrusted to Durgan Funeral Home, 1501 S. Kanawha Street, Beckley.
Published on October 10, 2018
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Angela Worrell
Oct 14, 2018
RIH Corey my friend. Condolences to the rest of the Pannell Family.
Victoria Wall
Oct 13, 2018
I will cherish your well my prayers go out to the Pannell family.
Andrea “Angel” Lawson
Oct 13, 2018
Grace and Kelvin, my heart goes out to you. 💕 My condolences to the rest of his family and friends. His presence will truly be missed. God Bless 😇
Russchelle Wilson
Oct 13, 2018
My sincere condolences to the family of Corey. Praying for you alls strength. RIH Corey!!!
Angela Piercy-Hudson & Doobie🐾
Oct 13, 2018
"WEST COAST" ... That's the Nickname I had given Corey, when I 1st met him when he came over my (used 2B) next door neighbor, Leslie's. He was "West Coast" for a a Long, Lil While before i BLURTED It Out Accidentally 1 Evening while sitting on another of my neighbor's front porch😮 Sooo... There's Corey look'n a Tad Bit Confused & My Front Porch Neighbor 👉Poke'n Me in my Back; giggle'n😂 at my Mouthy Mistake😬 so i just do the rite thang & let Corey in on his "SECRETIVE" Nickname. And....
😀He LIKED IT👍 Corey & Leslie were not Only my Next Door Neighbors; They Became Great Friends & I Will Ever Be Grateful to West Coast; for befriending me & helping me during a time I wasn't to See that Help & A Real Friend was What I Needed. Thank You WEST COAST😘✌ and Bless You Leslie... Forever Friends We Shall Always Be💞 and now A Man Has Become a Real Guardian Angel.Read more
Angie & Doobie🐾
Oct 12, 2018
"WEST COAST" ... You became such a Great Neighbor, Friend, & Man in such Few Words that Meant So Much at a time in My Life when I Needed You & Leslie, and did not Know i was in need. I will Forever Be Thankful for The Words Spoken & The Friendships That Grew Closer That Very Nite. It was a Great Pleasure having You & Leslie as My Next Door Neighbors/Friends. I'll Never Be Able to Thank You Enough. 💞
Patricia Hamby-Sorrell
Oct 12, 2018
Condolences to Pannell and Dillard. Families I am praying for all of you. Rest easy Corey
Ramona McNeill
Oct 12, 2018
RIP COREY!!😢 You will be truly missed😢
Michael Dillard
Oct 12, 2018
My condolences to my West Virginia family on the loss of my brother Corey family stay strong my prayers are you be strong family missing you guys
Michael Dillard
Oct 12, 2018
Rest in peace my brother tell pops we missing him rest well Corey
Towanna Gwynn-Johnson
Oct 12, 2018
RIP Corey!!!!! You will be missed!!!!!!!!
Charlene Wynes Davis
Oct 11, 2018
My Prayers Are With The Pannell Family.
Sandra pittman
Oct 10, 2018
Give my Deepest Condolences to Pannell Family, Prayers.