Mildred Kynie Penny, age 88 of Panama City, passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014 in the Panama City Nursing Center in Panama City. Mildred was born Sept.18, 1925 in Cottondale to the late Burris D. and Loney (Melvin) Coley. A former beautician and business owner, Mildred had been a resident of the area most of her life, she dearly loved her family and enjoyed gardening.
In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her husband of 36 years, Arthur Penny, Sr.
Survivors include one son, Arthur Penny Jr. and wife Barbara R. of South Pasadena; two daughters, Ronda Haddock and husband Bo of Southport and Barbara J. Penny of Panama City; two sisters, Helen Miller and husband Jimmy of Chipley and Janice Melvin of Chipley and two grandchildren, James Southall III and Joshua Haddock.
Memorial services were held Saturday, July 19, 2014 at 2 p.m., at Sapp Church, 3258 Sapp Road, Cottondale. The Rev. Dallon Penny will be officiating. The family would like to express a special thank you to Emerald Coast Hospice for all their care and support. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th fl., New York, NY 10001. Family and friends may sign the online register at www.brownfh.net. Brown Funeral Home of Chipley is in charge of the arrangements.
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on July 23, 2014