Donna Lane Stephenson Penny, 67, a longtime resident of Granville County passed away Thursday, April 25th 2013 at Duke Hospice in Durham.
A native of Wake County, she was the daughter of the late Zoe Neil and Edith Clayton Stephenson. She was a dedicated church member of Oxford Baptist Church and later became a committed member of Central Baptist Church where she enjoyed serving the Lord through multiple overseas mission trips. Donna was a devoted mother to her children and grandchildren.
Surviving are a daughter, Melissa Wilkerson (Jonathan) of Oxford; her son, Doug Penny (Kimberly) of Raleigh; three granddaughters, Jordan Wilkerson, Skylar Mulhollen and Lydia Penny; four grandsons, Caleb Cox, Dylan Wilkerson, Austin Wilkerson and Joshua Penny. Also surviving are a brother, O’Neal Stephenson (Judy) of Fuquay-Varina.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Aimee P. Mulhollen and a brother, Lenwood Stephenson.
A private graveside service will be held at Elmwood Cemetery, Saturday morning April 27th. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. at Central Baptist Church, Henderson NC at 1:00 p.m. Saturday April 27, 2013.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Central Baptist Church Missions Fund, P.O. Box 178, Henderson, NC 27536.
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Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford is assisting the Penny family.