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Obituary: Penny Straughn Tegarden, Edinburgh


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Penny F. Straughn Tegarden, 70, of Edinburgh, died at her residence on July 4, 2014. She was born June 20, 1944, in Shelbyville, to Hugh L. Straughn and Permelia C. (Fordyce) Straughn. She married Paul T. Tegarden and he preceded her in death.

She is survived by a daughter, Paula J. Tegarden of Columbus; a brother, David (Joyce) Straughn of Indianapolis; and a granddaughter, Tyra R. Squibb.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and a brother, Charles L. Straughn.

Mrs. Tegarden was a 1962 graduate of Edinburgh Community High School and a member of Edinburgh United Methodist Church and Business & Professional Women's Association. She was a former employee of the credit department at Sears and then did in-home health care and baby sitting.

She touched many lives.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Arrangements were made by Eskew-Eaton Funeral Home in Edinburgh.

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