Aldrick Alonzo Shyne Penton was born January 5, 1956 to Ms. Ar Lillian Shyne, a young but proud mother.
Later Ar-Lillian united in marriage to Mr. Willie Jim Penton. Aldrick was adopted by Jim, who was a loving and supportive father to him.
Aldrick joined Mt. Calm Missionary Baptist Church at an early age and he remained a faithful member until his death. Pastor T. A. Knapp is now the presiding pastor.
Aldrick attended schools in Webster Parish where he graduated from Webster High School in 1974.
Aldrick was employed by the Wilamett Plywood Plant in Minden and the International Paper Mill, in Springhill, before going to work for the family business, WJ Penton Construction.
On December 23, 1977 Aldrick was united in marriage to Pamela Jean Musgrow, the love of his life. Aldrick and Pamela were introduced to each other by Aldrick’s Aunt Linda.
The couple had three sons, Aldrick Jerome (AJ), Michael Jermaine (Mike, Bubba), and Brian Jamal (Bri, Tiny, Boo Boo, Boo Bear).
Aldrick was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. & Mrs. Willie Jim Penton, Mr. Clarence Dowell (biological father); His maternal grandparents, Mr. & Mrs, Alonzo Shyne; paternal great- grandfather, Mr. William Penton; his Aunt Rixie Jones; his brother, Jimmy Cal Penton, Sr.; his favorite aunt, Edna Shyne Fuller; sister-in-laws, Mary Combs Penton and Gloria Musgrow Hill Jackson, and Uncle Harry L. Key.
Aldrick leaves to cherish his memory his wife Pamela; sons AJ, Mike (Ashley) and Bri.; seven grandchildren, Aldrick Jerome, Jr. (mother/ Jammie Washington), A’viyon & A’niya (mother/ Shelia Penton), Kay’son (mother/Georgetta Washington) Alayla, Ashton, and Austin (mother/ Ashley Scott); Brothers and sisters, Willie (Felicia) Penton, Jr., Kenneth Penton, Sr., Karen Key, Kamithia Penton, Bruce (Charlotte) Kirk, Wilbur Dale (Crevonne) Odom and Barinard (Toni)
Odom; sister-in-law Delia Burton Penton; aunt, Linda Shyne Powell; in-laws, Franklin Woodrow Musgrow (Ruby Jean), Mildred Musgrow Bailey, Jerri Musgrow Lee( Robert), Bobbie Musgrow Hatcher (Olden), Venna Musgrow Jones (Raymond), Perry Joe Musgrow,l, Paulette Musgrow Frederick (Terrence), Anne-Tonette Musgrow, Carrie Carodine (Halven), and Dan Harris (Betty); two little cousins Dedrick Shyne and Jeffrey Fuller; life long friends Andree & LaTanya Grigsby; special cousins, Janell Thornton Edmonds, John L. Harris, David Lewis and The Barbershop Gang (Jessie Montgomery, Charlie Thomas, Vincent Wilson, Leroy & Marzella Moore, Herman Benton, J. H. Willis, Alicia Sneed, Rev. Robbie Dale Williams, Jerry Cotton, Andree Lofton, C. D. Lee, James Lewis, Cory Walker, Hal Clayton, Mychael Key, Lisa Lott, Claire Manning, Billy Stanley, and Bertha Winzer); other special friends Donell Moore and Kenneth Andy. Aldrick leaves a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives and friends.