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Penny Lee Bentley

Penny Lee Bentley, 69, of Hebron, passed away peacefully, Saturday, December 21, 2019, at Licking Memorial’s Selma Markowitz Hospice Center in Newark,. Penny will be remembered for her adoration of the Christmas season and her unmatched love for her grandchildren, who meant the world to her.
Born August 4, 1950, in Athens County, Penny was the daughter of the late Dewey and Ines Smith Hunter. She is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Roger W. Bentley of Hebron; son, Roger D. Bentley of Millersport; three daughters, Kelly D. Perkins of Hebron, Kathy L. Scott (Rodney) of Newark, and Kimberly D. Bentley of Hebron; her grandchildren, Ryan Perkins, Cody Perkins, Christopher Scott, Tyler Scott, Megan Hitchcock, Taylor Hitchcock, Hannah Hitchcock, Hayden Bryant and Blake Bryant; great-grandchild, Cayden Scott; her brother, Mike Hunter; her sister, Donna McCollister; brother-in-law, Gary Bentley (Linda); sister-in-laws, Judy Ollom (Roy) and Shirley Blevins (Roger); her dearest nephew, Chuck Bryant (Carmen; nieces and nephews; and her most cherished best friend, Kathy Perkey.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her brothers, Gene Hunter and Walter Hunter; her sisters, Carol Simpson, Wilda Sharpe, and Dorothy Grinstead; brother-in-law, Greg Bentley; and father and mother-in-law, Damon and Ruth Bentley.
Penny’s wishes, in lieu of a formal ceremony or flowers, is to honor and celebrate her this and each Christmas season through participating in an adopt-a-child program, donating to a toy drive, or giving to an organization supporting children, or any organization near and dear to you and your family.
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