Penny Elizabeth Barnwell

September 2, 1963 - September 12, 2016
Penny Elizabeth Barnwell

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Penny Elizabeth Barnwell, 53, of Hendersonville passed away on Monday, September 12, 2016 at Pardee Memorial Hospital. She was a daughter of the late Betty and Lewis Ruff. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Larry Lee Barnwell; sister, Jenny Ruff; brother, John Ruff; nephew, Michael Anthony Ruff; and aunt, Cathy Ruff
A loving mother, sister and grandmother, she will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Survivors include her daughter, Eugenia Love Whitmire; son, David Jonathan Patterson; three grandchildren; brother, David “Mike” Ruff; and two sisters, Carol Ruff and Rose Colecio.

A graveside service will be held 2pm Thursday, September 15, 2016 at Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery. The Reverend Dewey Barnwell will officiate.


Thursday, September 15, 2016
2:00 PM

Beulah Baptist Church Cemetery - Directions
Willow Road
Hendersonville, NC

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  • September 14, 2016
    Stephanie Heaton says:
    I'm very sorry for the loss. May She rest in peace. I will be praying for the family.

  • September 23, 2016
    ck says:
    My sincere condolences to the family, loving mother, sister and grandmother, she leaves fond memories for all to cherish. Take comfort in God of comfort and tender mercies. (2 Corinthians 1:3,4)

  • April 15, 2017
    Vicki Gonce says:
    I was saddened to read this. Also about Jenny. I did not know. So sorry for all the heartbreak your family has experienced. Carol I hope you are doing well. Please contact me sometime.