Janice S. Pennell
Janice S. Pennell

WILLSHIRE, Ohio — Janice S. Pennell, 78, of Willshire, passed away on Thursday, May 15, 2014, at Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.

She was born on Nov. 21, 1935, in Chauncey, Ohio, to the late John and Geneva (Palmer) Stanley.

On Dec. 24, 1953, she married John L. Pennell.


She was a member of the Decatur Church of God and worked as a homemaker.

She is survived by her husband of 60 years: Rev. John L. Pennell of Willshire; two sons: John S. “Steve” (Carolyn) Pennell and Dean A. Pennell, both of Willshire; a daughter: Gina S. (Jake) Hindenlang of Willshire; a brother: Kenneth Bryson of Tennessee; a sister: Bunnie Rubiano of Cottagedale, Tennessee; 12 grandchildren, and 22 great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held at noon on Saturday, May 17, 2014, at Decatur Church of God with visitation two hours prior, from 10 a.m. to noon. Officiating will be Dr. Robert Brink.

Memorials may be made to Van Wert Inpatient Hospice Center.

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