Sally B. Penland - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Sally B. Penland

March 18, 1934 - June 8, 2018

Sally B. Penland, age 84, of New Castle, DE, passed away on Friday, June 8, 2018, surrounded by her loving family.

Born in West Virginia on March 18, 1934, she was a daughter of the late Shannon and Beulah (Brown) O’Donnell.  Sally dedicated her life to her family as a talented homemaker.

A true matriarch, Sally loved spending time with her family and adored her grandkids.  She also enjoyed cooking for her family.  Above all, she will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, great grandmother and dear friend to many.

In addition to her parents, Sally was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd L. Monk Penland; and sister, Lula Robinson.  She is survived by her children, Kenneth Penland (Patricia) of New Castle, Linda McNatt (John) of Newark, Ricky Penland (Diane) of Bear, Lloyd Ray Penland (Karen) of Bear and Robert Penland (Tonya) of New Castle; siblings, Lawrence O’Donnell, Bud O’Donnell and Lucy Hodges, all of West Virginia and Norma Zonar of Delaware; 14 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 pm until 8 pm on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.  A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Thursday, June 14, 2018, at the funeral home.  Interment will be follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Sally’s name to the American Heart Association, 200 Continental Drive, Suite 101, Newark, DE 19713.


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15 Condolences for Sally B. Penland

  • I will always love you my sweet angel! Yesterday is a day I will never forget. I didn’t want to let you go. I could have sat there forever kissing your forehead and combing my fingers through your hair. Just can’t come to my senses that your not coming home. You will ALWAYS have a special place in my heart forever and always. Rest peacefully beautiful ❤️

  • I cannot believe you are gone. Seems like a bad dream I love you will and always miss my Aunt Sally

  • My thoughts and prayers go out to all the family. Sally was a wonderful,sweet, good hearted woman that would help anyone .she will be missed by everyone that knew her! My heart goes out to all of the family .

  • So sorry your loss,sending prayers.

  • my sympathy for the entire Penland family. Sally was a kind and gentle person.

  • Sally, you have been my best friend, my rock and my 2nd mother. I will miss you terribly. I know you are with your beloved Lloyd now, where you have wanted to be for so long! Rest in peace you dear sweet sallybell. I love you!!

  • What a joy it was to meet this lady, she brought happiness to so many and made me feel welcome upon 1st meeting her.

  • Sending my heartful Condolences,prayers and love to all the Family of my Friend.Kenny and FamilyRicky and Family, Ray aka Bittzy and Family Linda and FamilyRobert and Family May you all be comforted by all the Memories. Of joy and unconditional love. Sally shared with you and so many others she will be never far away from your Hearts. Lovingly submitted by Karin Rook

  • My condolences and prayers to your family. May God grant you the strength to make through the most difficult times and bring joyful memories went you think of her.

  • Pam, so sorry for your loss. She will always be in your heart but that is little consolation.

  • Heaven gained another Angel loved you

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at the time of your loss.

  • My thoughts and prayers go out to the entire penland family.

  • So sorry about loss,, may God comfort u all,,!

  • To the Penland Family
    My prayers and thoughts are with you.