Mrs. Lois "Penny" Kilgore Eddleman, 83 of Rockwell, NC passed away on Monday, August 6, 2012 at her residence surrounded by her family. Penny was born August 23, 1928 in Wise County, Virginia, the daughter of the late, Denver C. Kilgore and Jean Vivian Burnette Kilgore.
She was a 1947 graduate of Appalachia High School, Appalachia, VA and attended Rowan Tech. Penny was a member of Ursinus United Church of Christ, Rockwell. She was a Unit Secretary in Patient Care for Rowan Memorial Hospital until her retirement in 1994. She loved yard work, flowers and gardening.
In addition to her parents, Penny was preceded in death by her husband, Ray Albert Eddleman, Jr. who died on August 23, 1995.
Survivors Include: son, Clarence "Chip" Pennybacker (Debbie) of New Tazewell, TN, daughters, Jennie Sue Lyerly and Terrie Bebber (Jack) of Salisbury, brothers, George Kilgore of Abingdon, VA, Glenn Kilgore of Derby, VA, sister, Peggy Kilburn of Cincinnati, Ohio., seven grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.
Visitation: 11:00 to 12:30 PM Wednesday, Aug. 8, 2012 at Powles Funeral Home, Rockwell
Funeral Service: 1:00 PM Wednesday at the Powles Funeral Home Chapel, conducted by Rev. Ken Reed, pastor of Concordia Lutheran Church, China Grove, and Rev. Jim Staunton, pastor of Ursinus United Church of Christ, Rockwell.
Burial: Brookhill Memorial Gardens, Rockwell, NC
A Special Thank You to Chandra Upright and Staci Kirkman for their devoted care and kindness during mother's illness.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Rowan Regional Hospice and Palliative Care, 720 Grove Street, Salisbury, NC 28144.
Powles Funeral Home of Rockwell is assisting the Eddleman family. Online condolences may be made to the Eddleman family at www.powlesfuneralhome.com