Penny, Mary Jane "Moodie"

Friday, January 11, 2013
Mary Jane Penny
Mary Jane Penny

Mary Jane “Moodie” Penny, 77, of Signal Mountain, was born September 4, 1935, and died on Thursday, January 10, 2013. 

She was a devoted mother and grandmother and a member of Mount Carmel Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold Penny, Sr.; sisters, Mildred Ballard, Virginia Hallman, Lucille Crowe and brother, Garland Carney.

She is survivors by her brothers, Robert and Mynatt Carney; sister, Jewel Smith; daughter, Deloris (John) Ferrell; son, Harold “Butch” (Debbie) Penny; grandchildren, April (Jon) Totherow, Brooke (Curtis) Penney, Daniel and Kelly Ferrell; great-grandchildren, Alexus Ferrell and Channing Totherow.

Funeral services will be at noon on Saturday, Jan. 12, in the Chapel of Lane Funeral Home, Ashland Terrace, 877-3524 with Dr. Steven Granger officiating. Interment will be private.  

Memorial contributions may be made to the Pat Summitt Alzheimer’s Association.  

Visit www.lanefh.com to share condolences.


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