January 22, 1968 ‒ December 08, 2020

Marion, Ohio

Lisa Maria Pennington (Robinson), age 52, of Marion, passed away after fighting a 9-month battle with cancer, on Tuesday, December 8, 2020. She was born on January 22, 1968, in Marion, to the late Frederick and Betty Lou (Aldrich) Robinson.

Lisa graduated from Tri Rivers Career Center in 1987. She was a selfless loving woman, always putting others before herself. She took care of her mom until she passed away and took great pride in raising her daughter, Ashley, whom she adored.

She loved to spend time with the love of her life, James, and the two married on October 4, 2020, after spending the past 31 years together. They would enjoy playing darts at the Moose and going to the race tracks. With her selfless heart, Lisa would often volunteer at the Salvation Army Church. She loved her furr babies, especially her kitty, Digger. She was a wonderful wife, mom, and grandma, and will be deeply missed by all who loved her.

She is survived by her husband, James Pennington; daughter, Ashley (Daniel Davis) Pennington; her precious grandson, Alexzander Pennington-Davis; her brother, Robert Vernon Dunn; brother-in-law’s, Daniel Bailey, Douglas Pennington and David Pennington; sister-in-law, Candace Guess; and many many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, David Dunn and Rodney Cottrill.

The family of Lisa will receive friends on Friday, December 18, 2020, from 3-6 p.m., at the Snyder Gunder Hall Chapel, 347 West Center Street, Marion, 43302.

Snyder Funeral Homes, Gunder Chapel, are honored to serve Lisa’s family and your condolences may be expressed to them by visiting

  • Oh dear Jamie and family I am so sorry to hear this Lisa was a very nice lady hugs and prayers for all my dear friends

  • Jamie, I am so sorry for your loss. There are no words that can be said to make it easy. Just know you’re in my thoughts and prayers. Much love to you and your family.

  • I am so very very sorry to hear that you lost someone so dear. May the Lord comfort her family and loved ones. πŸ’šπŸ’™πŸ’œπŸ’— Losing someone special is never easy. May the Heavens celebrate her return and comfort those left behind. Please know this is not forever. For the Lord gave his ultimate gift, his son, Jesus Christ, who broke the bands of death. You will one day see her again. God Bless you all πŸ’œ πŸ™πŸ’œπŸ™πŸ’šπŸ™πŸ§‘πŸ™πŸ’›πŸ™β€πŸ™πŸ’–

  • I am so sorry for your loss Lisa was such a sweet kind soul and she definitely got it from her mama. I came to know them both and love them both at heartland and I just remember Lisa going above and beyond for her mother. Ashley I’m so sorry for your loss and if there’s anything that you need please reach out to me.