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Glenda Portwood Penn

June 27, 1946 ~ October 24, 2020 (age 74)


Glenda Portwood Penn, 74, wife of David Penn, departed this life on Saturday, October 24, 2020. Born on June 27, 1946 in Woodford County, Kentucky she was the daughter of the late James Edward Portwood and Ruby Dearringer Fint. Glenda was a member of Millville Baptist Church, and retired bus driver for over twenty- seven years for Woodford County Schools, she had a love for children with special needs. She was an active member of the Millville Sportsman Club, where she served many different roles to benefit the community.

In addition to her parents Glenda was preceded in death by her son, Darryl Wayne Penn, brother, Andrew Woody Fint.

Glenda will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 58 years, David Penn, Millville, Kentucky, daughter, Delana Penn Moore, Salvisa, Kentucky, son, David A. Penn (Kim), Millville, Kentucky, grandchildren, Destiny Parker (Michael), Frankfort, Kentucky, Ashley Nicole Penn, Frankfort, Kentucky, Darryl Wayne Penn, Frankfort, Kentucky, Grant Penn, Millville, Kentucky, Adam Penn, Millville, Kentucky, Andrew Penn, Millville, Kentucky ,great grandchildren, Melanie, Liam , Brody , Dakota, Colton, Brantley, Branson, Aiden, and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 4:00 pm-7:00 pm on Tuesday, October 27, 2019 at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home. Graveside Services will be 3:00 pm on Wednesday October 28, 2019 also at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Rev. Jim Ison officiating. Pallbearers will be Grant Penn, Adam Penn, Andrew Penn, Daryl Wayne Penn, Michael Parker, Paul Walker. Honorary Pallbearers will be Randall Berger, Mike Crawford, and William Harden. In lieu of flowers, the family would most appreciate donations to The Huntington’s Foundation, or American Diabetes Association. 

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October 27, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home
161 Broadway
Versailles, KY 40383

Graveside Service
October 28, 2020

3:00 PM
Sunset Memorial Gardens
3250 Versailles Road
Frankfort, KY 40601

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