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Penny H. Russell

January 25, 1962 - August 5, 2017

Penny Glaspy Russell, 55, of Hendersonville went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at the St. Joseph Campus of Mission Hospital. A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, she was a daughter of the late Walter and Dorothy Bagwell Glaspy. She was also preceded in death by her sister, Janie Ruth Glaspy.

Penny was of the Baptist faith and was self-employed as a beautician for many years. She cared deeply for animals, especially her horses and dogs. She was a beloved sister and a wonderful friend to all who knew her. Her sisters and brother were her best friends. Penny was a devoted and loving aunt to her many nieces, nephews and their children. She loved being a mom and grammy to her daughter, Cassie and granddaughter, Teegan and was an extremely caring and loving wife to her husband, Brian.

She is survived by her loving husband of 32 years, Brian; daughter, Cassie Matthews and her husband Trey; granddaughter, Teegan Priscilla Matthews; sister, Brenda Coates, Dianne Simpson and her husband Ron, Susie Porter and her husband Gary, Cookie Ormand and her husband Robbie; brothers, Petey Griffin and his wife Tammy, Robbie “Roy” Glaspy and his wife Lisa; “other sister”, Doris Kilpatrick and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 2pm on Friday, August 11, 2017 at Ebenezer Baptist Church with Reverend Steven Blanton, Reverend Roy Glaspy and Trey Matthews officiating. The family will receive friends from 12-2pm prior to the service at the church. Burial will follow at Shepherd Memorial Park.

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, August 11, 2017

Time: 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Location:

Ebenezer Baptist Church

2557 Chimney Rock Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


Service Information

Date: Friday, August 11, 2017

Time: 2:00 pm

Location:

Ebenezer Baptist Church

2557 Chimney Rock Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792


Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, August 11, 2017

Time: 3:30 pm

Location:

Shepherd Memorial Park


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