Penny Wilkins

January 16, 1958, - July 6, 2017

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Penny Sue Wilkins 59, of Bellefontaine, passed away Thursday, July 6, 2017, at Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. She was born January 16, 1958, in Urbana, the daughter of Richard and Judy (Jones) Lyons.
Penny was a loving wife, mom, grandma, daughter, sister, and friend. Her kindness and generosity were experienced by many who crossed her path throughout her life. She loved being surrounded by her family with lots of laughter and creating cherished memories along the way. She loved spending time with her grandchildren, children and the love of her life. Vacationing with her family and hosting family events.
Penny's caring nature was shown through her work as a registered nurse with Ohio Health serving at Honda of America Manufacture in Marysville.
Penny was preceded in death by her father-in-law Paul Wilkins; mother-in-law Marilyn Atha; maternal grandparents John and Edna Jones; paternal grandparents Manuel and Lola Lyons, uncles Bob and Tom Lyons and aunt Mona McClain.
She is survived by her husband of 40 years; Randy Wilkins; sons Joshua (Britni) Wilkins, Jeremy (Rebecca) Wilkins, Joseph (Lamson Nguyen) Wilkins; grandchildren: Gavin, Lumen and Simon Wilkins; her parents Richard and Judy Lyons; step mother-in-law Margaret "Peg" Wilkins; brothers Andy Lyons & John (Debbie McGuire Kauffman) Lyons; sister Vikki (Wes) Wingfield; brother-in-laws Paul "Jay" (Amy) Wilkins, Scott (Stacy) Atha, Chris Atha & sister-in-laws Tari (Keith) Hooley, Jennifer VanHorn; & Jonna Atha; many nieces, nephews and cousins. Pastor Grayson Atha will officiate a celebration of life service at 11:00 am Saturday, July 15, 2017, at Jennings Farley Funeral Home & Crematory 5591 US Rt 68 S. West Liberty. The family will receive friends and family on Friday, from 4-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to the charity of the donor's choice.


Condolences

Dee Wilkins - July 8, 2017

My heart breaks 💔 for you all! Penny was a most special woman! I will always cherish the bond we had! Words can not express how much I feel for you! Thoughts, prayers and much love always!!!


Diana Lyons - July 8, 2017

I will always remember Penny with love. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.


Kelly Cooper Hurley - July 8, 2017

Randy and family I am very sorry to hear of Penny\'s passing. She had a very kind soft spirit. She will be greatly missed by all that knew her and the lives she touched.


Barbara Wakefield - July 9, 2017

Saddened to hear about your loss. She is in a better place and at peace now. She was such a lovely person. So kind, caring and thoughtful. She will be missed by so many people whose lives she touched in a positive way. I am praying for you and your family. You were blessed to have had her in your lives. Praying you will find condolence in memories of your time with her. Praying that you will find in time that she is still with you just in another way.


Angie Wurm - July 9, 2017

My sincerest condolences to the Wilkins family. Jeremy, Rebecca and the kids are in my thoughts and prayers. Your mother was a beautiful lady.


Terri Stoker - July 9, 2017

Love to you Jeremy and family. \"May Penny be lifted up on ANGELS Wings to the Heavens ABOVE\" I pray for you to feel Love & strength sent forth on Angels WINGS. So if you feel the brush of WINGS or a soft breeze fills the air, JUST know it\'s Angels watching over you Because of a whispered prayer.


Sandy Kingham - July 10, 2017

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Penny was a joy to work with. She always had a smile on her face and in her voice whenever you saw or spoke with her. Her gentle ways will be missed greatly. May she be at peace now and may God wrap his loving arms around you and give you peace/comfort.


Sandy Kingham - July 10, 2017

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Penny was a joy to work with. She always had a smile on her face and in her voice whenever you saw or spoke with her. Her gentle ways will be missed greatly. May she be at peace now and may God wrap his loving arms around you and give you peace/comfort.


Sandy Kingham - July 10, 2017

My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Penny was a joy to work with. She always had a smile on her face and in her voice whenever you saw or spoke with her. Her gentle ways will be missed greatly. May she be at peace now and may God wrap his loving arms around you and give you peace/comfort.


John Shockey - July 10, 2017

Wilkins and Lyons Family, I was so sorry to hear of the passing of Penny. Heaven defiantly gained another angel. My thoughts and payers are with you all at this difficult time. Penny will be missed by many.


Deena (Hess) Pearson - July 10, 2017

Randy, I am so sorry for your loss. Penny was a very sweet soul. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.


Suzie Linkinhoker - July 10, 2017

I\'m so sorry to hear about Penny. We got to know each other when I worked for the cardiologists and she worked for the orthopedic group. We were right across the hall from each other in the medical building next to the hospital. So was so sweet and caring and just a nice person to know! ❤


Debbie - July 10, 2017

Randy and family, I was shocked to see this morning of Penny\'s passing. I told Scott I\'m saddened that everyone is passing and my kids haven\'t gotten to know anyone in the family. Our prayers are with you all. From Kris\' children...Tim, Brittany, Logan and River and their mother, Debbie


Frank & Beverly Wolf - July 11, 2017

Randy and sons, Our most heartfelt sympathy to you all.Penny was such a wonderful person. Heaven most definitely has a new angel.


Robert Bryan - July 14, 2017

So sorry for your loss you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers


Robert Bryan - July 14, 2017

So sorry for your loss you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers


John and Amy Penrose - July 14, 2017

Our Prayers are with you and your family.


Robert Bryan - July 14, 2017

So sorry for your loss you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers


Dan and Sally Hess - July 15, 2017

Randy words can not express our sorrow for your loss of Penny.. she was a sweet and kind person, a perfect fit for you. She will forever be missed and always in our hearts. God bless you and your family.