Penny F. Straughn Tegarden, 70, died Friday, July 4, 2014, at her residence in Edinburgh.
She was born June 20, 1944, in Shelbyville, to Hugh L. Straughn and Permelia C. (Fordyce) Straughn.
She married Paul T. Tegarden; and he preceded her in death.
She is survived by a daughter, Paula J. Tegarden of Columbus; a brother, David (Joyce) Straughn of Indianapolis; and a granddaughter, Tyra R. Squibb.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and brother, Charles A. Straughn.
She was a 1962 graduate of Edinburgh Community High School.
She was a member of Edinburgh United Methodist Church and Business & Professional Women’s Association.
She formerly was employed in the Sears credit department and then did in-home health care and baby-sitting.
She touched many lives.
A memorial service will be conducted at a later date.
Arrangements are being handled by Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home in Edinburgh.