Mary Penn
A memorial service for Mary Louise Penn, 71, Gun Barrel City, was held July 26, 2008, at Aley United Methodist Church.
Penn was born June 4, 1937, in a log cabin in Crescent, Okla., and died July 21, 2008, in a Dallas hospital. She was preceded in death by her parents Doris and Boyd Poe of Perry, Okla.
She and her husband met while attending Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Okla., and moved to Dallas in 1964. They resided in Washington, D.C. and Discovery Bay, Calif., before moving to Gun Barrel City.
She enjoyed boating with friends at Discovery Bay and loved working with flowers and helping others.
Survivors include her husband of 50 years Robert Penn, Gun Barrel City; sister Alpha Frank, Morrison, Okla.; brother Carl Poe, Brownwood; many beloved nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Aley United Methodist Church.

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