Pennie Beth (McCubbin) Sheets
SPRINGFIELD - Pennie Beth (McCubbin) Sheets, 61, of Springfield, passed away on Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center.
Pennie was born December 29, 1951, in Lincoln, the daughter of William H. and Wilma L. Bruce McCubbin. She married Gary W. Sheets on September 20, 1975 in Lincoln.
Pennie was a 1970 Graduate of (WayMac) Olympia High School. She graduated with honors from Lincoln Christian College University of Lincoln in 1975. Pennie was a minister's wife at Westville, Potomac, Paris, and Astoria, IL. She is well remembered as an organizer, Christian Educator, and Secretary.
She is survived by her husband, Gary of Springfield; son, Caleb W.J. Sheets of Springfield; one sister, Pamela (Ron) Jarrett of Parachute, CO; two granddaughters, Melody Wolf and Sophia Sheets; one niece, two nephews, eight great-nephews, and six great-nieces.
Memorials in lieu of flowers are requested for the McCubbin/Sheets Memorial Scholarship supporting the Hargrove School at Lincoln Christian University at Lincoln, IL.
Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 9, 2013, until the time of the memorial service at 11:00 a.m. at West Side Christian Church with Gary Sheets, Derrick Ritchie and David Jarrett officiating.
Ellinger-Kunz & Park Funeral Home, 530 N. 5th St., Springfield, IL 62702 is in charge of arrangements. Visit our online obituary at