Patricia "Darlynda" Penn

Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Patricia "Darlynda" Penn, 58, of Paragould, passed from this life Monday, July 27, 2020, at the Greene Acres Nursing Home in Paragould. Born in Blytheville, she had been a Paragould resident since 1977. She was a former employee of Nestle and had been a longtime employee of St. Bernards Medical Center and NEA Baptist Memorial Hospital of Jonesboro. Her passion in life was serving the Lord and attending church at Christian Life Center in Brookland where she was a member. She loved her family, her church family and her dogs.

Survivors include her husband of 24 years, Paul Randall "Randy" Penn of Paragould; two sons, Jeremy Anderson and wife Lauren of Marmaduke and Gregory Anderson and wife Ashlyn Monette of Clarksville, Tenn.; her parents, Charles and Pat Ford Bradford, Sr. of Paragould; two brothers, Charles Wade Bradford, Jr. and wife Anita of Bald Knob and Brett Bradford and wife Dana of Paragould. She also leaves six grandchildren.

Funeral service will be 1 p.m. Thursday, July 30, at the Christian Life Center in Brookland with Pastor Scott Trayler officiating. Burial will follow in the Manila Cemetery under the direction of Howard Funeral Service of Manila. The family will receive visitors Thursday morning from 11 until service time at the church. In compliance with Arkansas State Department of Health guidelines, attendance is limited and face masks are required. Social distancing will be practiced at all times. Online guest register at