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Penney

Funeral services for Leona Penney, 89, of Rockdale are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, June 27, 2013, at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home. Burial will be in Oak Lawn Cemetery in Rockdale. Pastor Barry Methvin of Apostolic Faith in Rockdale will officiate.

Visitation will be from 9:30 a.m. until service time on Thursday.

Mrs. Penney died Monday, June 24, at her home in Rockdale.

She was born Jan. 18, 1924, in Minerva to Thomas Madison and Laura Jessie (Caywood) Lanford.

Mrs. Penney was a 1942 graduate of Rockdale High School.

She married Harol D. Penney on April 10, 1943, in Rockdale.

Mrs. Penney was a credit manager for Montgomery Wards.

She was a member of Apostolic Faith Church and she enjoyed crocheting and sewing.

Mrs. Penney was preceded in death by her husband Harol D. Penney on Feb. 13, 2009; her parents; two brothers, Thomas Lanford and Walter B. Lanford; and three sisters, Lorene Lucas, Laura Lands and Betty Jo Lanford.

Survivors are a son, Robert Penney and wife Patti of Rockdale; a daughter, Carol Creech and husband Don of Pyote; and four grandchildren, Cassey Penney Wells and Cody Penny of Rockdale, Harol Don Creech and wife Penney and Philip Creech and wife Christy of Pyote; also, six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.


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