OBITUARY

Deborah Grimes Penney

August 15, 1932February 18, 2013
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Deborah Grimes Penney, age 80, a lifelong resident of Oklahoma City, OK, passed away on February 18, 2013. Deborah was born in Oklahoma City, OK on August 15, 1932 to Glenn & Gertrude Grimes.

Deborah’s beloved Grandfather, Samuel D. “Daddy Sam” Leggett, came to Oklahoma Territory in 1902 and settled in Lawton Oklahoma.

Deborah graduated from Classen High School and received an Associates Degree from the University of Oklahoma. She was a member of Chi Omega Sorority and was a Sweetheart of Sigma Chi. Deborah was also one of eight “Sooner Belle” beauties selected by movie producer, Samuel Goldwyn, from the 1951 Sooner yearbook.

Deborah spent many years selling real estate and also worked for the Oklahoma Association of Realtors. She enjoyed travelling, spending time with her family and with her best friend, her dog Daisy.

Deborah is survived by her daughter Lynn, son Jim & his wife Linda; grandsons: Michael & his wife Connie, Will, Daniel and Logan; and great-granddaughters: Zoey, Hana and Sophia.

Services will be held at Memorial Park Historic Cemetery Chapel 13400 N Kelley, Oklahoma City, OK on Saturday, February 23, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. Inurnment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully suggests that individuals make contributions to the Alzheimer Association at alz.org.

Services

  • Memorial Service Saturday, February 23, 2013
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February 24, 2013

So glad to have spent lovely times with such a lovely person. We will always remember you with great admiration and love.

Nancy and John Fryhover

Melissa Steele

February 24, 2013

Lynn your Mother was a joy to all who met her. What a beautiful ceremony! I am sure she is happy looking down on this morning and hearing such beautiful sentements about her. Your Son is not only a good reflection of you and your parenting, but your Mother's parenting as well. We are so happy that Michael and Connie found each other and they have shared you and your Mother with our family for so many wonderful years. We love you guys very much! If anything is needed by you family, let us know.

Terrie Plant DeShazo

February 21, 2013

I am so sorry to learn of your mother's passing. She was a wonderful, gentle woman. I am proud to have been a member of her extended family. I know she will be dearly missed by you both and your families.

Chaplain Becky Johnson

February 21, 2013

What a stunningly beautiful woman your Mother and Grandmother was. She looked so lovely in the pictures, and certainly appeared to have enjoyed life to the fullest. Thank you for allowing us to take care of her during her last days.

The Staff of Centennial Hospice
Chaplain Becky

PAM LAMB

February 21, 2013

LYNNE AND JIM, I AM SO SORRY FOR YOUR LOSS AND MY PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU BOTH. I CAN REMEMBER THE GOOD TIMES WHEN WE WERE YOUNG AND COMING TO YOUR HOUSE.YOUR MOM WAS VERY SPECIAL TO ME. NOW MOM AND HER CAN BE TOGETHER AGAIN. HUGS TO YOU BOTH, CALL IF YOU NEED HELP, PAM

Debbie Detke

February 20, 2013

We are so sorry for your loss. We wish we could have met her. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. Debbie, Mark, Caitlin, and Sam Detke

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