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Penny Lee Merideth

Penny Lee Merideth, age 67 of Vine Grove, KY, passed away Monday, May 24, 2021 at her home.

Penny was born February 5, 1954 in Guilford County, NC to the late Hubert and Anna Louise Scott Shipp.

Penny was an avid crafter and never half did anything. She began crafting with construction paper, then moved to flowers, fairy houses and trees, leather crafts, dioramas, and many other crafts throughout her life. Penny was a proud US Army Veteran of six years, serving in Korea until her service was cut short due to an ear injury. She loved her husband, Roger, and spending time with her family.

She is survived by her loving husband, Roger Merideth of Vine Grove; daughter, Lori Newman of Indiana; sons, Jon Newman of Ohio and Evan Merideth of Maryland; grandchildren, Chloe and Caleb; brother, Wendall Shipp; sister, Sue Shipp; and special friend, Anita Britton.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at 11:00 EDT at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central in Radcliff, KY with Pastor Ryan Franks presiding.

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