Plum Grove mayor dies while on vacation

Acie Penton

Acie Penton, the appointed mayor of Plum Grove, has died at the age of 53. Penton passed away in his sleep early Sunday morning while staying in a hotel in Ipswich, Mass., where he was vacationing with his beloved sister, Leeann Penton-Walker, and friends.

In addition to his sister, he leaves behind one son.

His sister said his death came as a shock, adding that they were still reeling from the news that a beloved friend from Tarkington had passed on Saturday.

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