She was born Dec. 14, 1957, to John and Nola (Lighter) Fluke in Martinsville, Ind.
Penny was employed at Sony for 23 years. The times she enjoyed the most were the times spent with friends, family, and her two dogs, Elroy and Gracie, who she considered family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother John David Fluke and sister Karen Bobbit.
Survivors include her husband Matt Russell, Brazil, daughter and son-in-law Kelli and Mike Holloway, grandson Lucas, all of Martinsville, six sisters Esta Donner, Indianapolis, Johnetta Mohr, Bloomington, Frances Porter, Nashville, Tenn., Lida Decker, Fernwood, Idaho, Melody Kurzynske, Nashville, Tenn., Edna Showecker, Spencer, as well as many nieces, nephews and extended family.
Visitation will be Monday, Oct. 11, 2010, from 4-7 p.m., at French Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 7 p.m., with Pastor Mark Thompson officiating. Cremation has been chosen. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Goodwill Industries.
Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in her memory.