She had been hospitalized since July 9 for severe abdominal pain.
She was born Oct. 9, 1951, the daughter of Don and Virginia Tellas.
Penny moved to Arizona in 1972 and never wanted to move back to Indiana. She achieved her lifelong goal of buying her own house and was really happy. Although she missed her immediate family, there are cousins and aunts who also live around her. She had survived breast cancer with all the chemo treatments several years ago.
She is survived by her daughter, Leigh Ann Manchester (Tracey) of California; four grandchildren; identical twin sister Patty Jerving (Doug) of Milwaukee; and sister Donna Tellas of Reelsville.
Her parents Don and Virginia Tellas preceded her in death.
Services were at Love Baptist Church in Phoenix on Monday, July 25.
You can go to www.chapelofthechimesmortuary.com and view her page.