Mary Eva Roberts Pennewell

  • Born: March 27, 1956
  • Died: September 14, 2017
  • Location: Anderson, Indiana

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory

900 Old Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303

Tel. (270) 683-1505

Tribute & Message From The Family

Mary Eva Roberts Pennewell, 61, of Anderson, Indiana, formerly of Owensboro, passed away September 14, 2017. Mary was born March 27, 1956 in Owensboro, KY to David Clifton and Geneva Roberts.

Mary was a graduate of Owensboro High and worked at Owensboro Mercy Hospital Lab for several years before becoming a full-time homemaker. She enjoyed spending time with family, especially grandchildren, and traveling in an R.V. Mary also loved her fur baby, Lucy.

She was preceded in death by her father and a grandchild, Brooks Ashley.

Survivors include her husband of 25 years, Ronald Pennewell; daughters, Melissa Ashley (John) of Trenton, TN and Jamie Sparks (Zachary Quarles) of Owensboro; her mother, Geneva Roberts of Owensboro; step-daughters, Nicole Pennewell and Danielle Gallagher (Charles), both of Wisconsin; 7 grandchildren, David (Alisha) Ashley, Genna Ashley, Jamison Robinson, Zayden Quarles, Brody Gallagher, Aliza Gallagher, and Teresa Ring; a great-grandchild, Amaleigh Ashley; brothers, Larry Roberts (Debbie) of Owensboro, Dave Roberts of Paris, TN and Ronnie "Tank" Roberts of Owensboro; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

The service will be 12 Noon, Monday, September 18 at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory with visitation from 9:30 AM until Noon Monday at the funeral home. Rev. Jerry Dalton will officiate. Ennichement will be at Owensboro Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105.
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Condolence & Memory Journal

Geneva and family,

We're so sorry to hear of Mary's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Posted by Jerry and Doris Cox - Philpot, KY - Family   September 18, 2017

Prayers for strength during this time for a wonderful family. She was always so welcoming and sweet. She will be missed.

Posted by Janith Totten - Owensboro, KY - Family Friend   September 18, 2017

Sending lots of prayers & my condolences.

Posted by Katie Risley - Owensboro, KY - Family Friend   September 16, 2017

Jamie. My sympathies in the loss of your mother

Posted by susan dockery - Owensboro, KY - Friend   September 16, 2017

Thinking of your family. Prayers.

Posted by Sandy Tucker Hayden - Owensboro, KY - Family Friend   September 16, 2017

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