Penny Jean McCoy


LEAF RIVER — Penny Jean McCoy, 79, of Leaf River went to be with the Lord on Sunday, February 11, 2024.  She was born April 29, 1944, in Rockford, the daughter of Harold and Barbara (Harty) Ebens.  Penny graduated from Shabbona High School in 1962.  She volunteered as a secretary at Global Harvest Church, and was a member of Beacon Hill Assembly of God where she enjoyed being active in Bible studies and prayer groups.  She was always ready to pray with anyone who needed comfort or strength.  She enjoyed painting with nature as her inspiration.  She had a fondness for sea turtles and baking and cooking for her family and friends.  Penny's favorite saying was "all is good."  Frank and Darcy and their families would like to extend special thanks to Penny's brothers and sisters, Emma Ewing and Connie Mudd for their unending love, support and friendship for Penny.  Penny loved their many outings, trying new restaurants and ice cream trips.

Penny is survived by her son Frank (Dorene) McCoy, daughter Darcy (Scott) Inman, granddaughter Maddi McCoy, grandson Gunnar McCoy;  brothers Jim (Barb) Ebens, Harold (Cheryl) Ebens, Ed (Kathy) Ebens, and Matt Ebens; sister Susan (Gary) French; and many nieces and nephews.  She is predeceased by her father Harold Eugene Ebens, stepmother Edith Ebens; mother Barbara Jane Harding, brother Jerry Ebens and niece April Roos.

A celebration of Life will be held at Beacon Hill Assembly of God, 6467 N. German Church Road, Byron, IL 61010 on May 4, 2024 from 2:00 - 5:00 pm CST.