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James H. “JP” PembertonPassing: October 11, 2020


Bride of Christ Fellowship

Funeral Service

Saturday, October 17th @ 11:00 a.m.


Chastain Funeral Home

Friday, October 16th @ 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


Lawrenceport Cemetery

Saturday, October 17th

MITCHELL – James H. “JP” Pemberton, 85, peacefully passed away Sunday, October 11, 2020, at his home surrounded by his family.

Born November 1, 1934, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Jesse Elbert and Lillian Fay (Roberts) Pemberton.  He married Hazel Marie Gilbert September 1, 1953, and she preceded him in death October 17, 2017.

James owned and operated ACE Floor Service.  James was formerly a member of the Mitchell Wesleyan Church where he had taught Sunday school several years.  He currently was attending the Bride of Christ Fellowship where he enjoyed sharing his love of Christ. James loved playing horseshoes and being with his family.

children, Ila (Mark) Freeman of Mitchell
Andy (Debbie) Pemberton of Mitchell
Sam (Grace) Pemberton of Mitchell
Mark Pemberton of Mitchell
Clark (Rosemary) Pemberton of Mitchell
Theresa Pemberton of Mitchell
Sheila Watson of Mitchell
16 grandchildren
33 great grandchildren
several great-great grandchildren
Alan Pemberton of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Ellen Jean Hoover of Fredericksburg
Eulah Wheeler of Crawfordsville

His parents; wife; sons, Michael Pemberton and Eddie Pemberton; and siblings, Charles Pemberton, Carol Watson, and Beverly Dalton, preceded  him in death.

Funeral service will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 17, at the Bride of Christ Fellowship with Brother Jerry Allen and Brother Greg Isom officiating.  Burial will be Lawrenceport Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Friday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center, and from 10:00 a.m. until the service on Saturday at the church.

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  1. Guest: Robert Kile | Knoxville, TN
    Date: October 17, 2020
    My heartfelt condolences to all. Loss is never easy, and I'm not sure I have any great words of wisdom to offer, but I'm wishing all the best during your period of mourning and recovery.
  2. Guest: Eddie Hatfield | Mitchell, Indiana
    Date: October 17, 2020
    Andy, Clark, and family. So sorry to see this. However he knew God was waiting for him as well as the other he loved and have gone also. The loss of his knowledge will be great. Prayers to all of you.
  3. Guest: Cindy Farmer | Orleans
    Date: October 16, 2020
    Andy and family. I am so sorry for your loss. 🙏 🙏 🙏 for your family. I hope you know we are praying for your comfort at this time.
  4. Guest: Mark Craft | Greenfield, In
    Date: October 15, 2020
    I grew up as neighbors and best friends with Andy and the rest of the family. James always treated me like one of his own. I will always have a special place in my heart for the Pemberton family. My deepest condolences.... Mark Craft
  5. Guest: James Ely | Bowling Green
    Date: October 14, 2020
    My Condolences and prayers go out to the Family.
  6. Guest: Kelle Manners (Pemberton) | Dry Ridge, Ky
    Date: October 14, 2020
    I am so sorry for the loss of your dad! I have so many fond memories of Uncle JP and Aunt Hazel. Praying for all of you and love you lots!
  7. Guest: Stephanie Chastain | Mitchell, In
    Date: October 13, 2020
    Thinking of you all Praying for Gods peace and comfort during this time. Love, Mike Tanksley & Stephanie
  8. Guest: Luella Russell-- Tony and Diane Nugent | Mitchell, Indiana
    Date: October 13, 2020
    Condolences to All the Family Members,Our Thoughts and Prayers are with You All.
  9. Guest: Bonita Reynolds | Bedford Indiana
    Date: October 13, 2020
    My thoughts and prayers are with you.