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Maynard G Penney
  • Salem Baptist Church
    24032 Sparta Road
    Milford, VA 22514
  • Bowling Green Vol. Fire Dept.
    P.O. Box 161
    Bowling Green, VA 22427
  • Bowling Green Volunteer Rescue Squad
    P.O. Box 621
    Bowling Green, VA 22427

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“Our condolences to the Penny family. When we moved to Bowling Green many years ago Mr. Penny was one of the first to make us feel so welcome. He...Read More »
1 of 25 | Posted by: Kevin and Valarie Coyle - VA

“May God comfort your hearts during this very difficult time. ”
2 of 25 | Posted by: Emily Mitchell - Doswell, VA

“My deepest condolences. Thinking of you with love and prayers. ”
3 of 25 | Posted by: Emily Swoap - Bowling Green, VA

“Words cannot even begin to express our sorrow. ”
4 of 25 | Posted by: Ann Griffin - Bowling Green, VA

“Thinking of you Jean. Prayers. I remember the funny stories and his sweet smile when he came to Fredericksburg doing real estate business. ”
5 of 25 | Posted by: Sandy Crickman Knight - VA

“Thinking of you all and extending our deepest sympathy. Maynard was a wonderful gentleman and will be greatly missed. May the many fond memories help...Read More »
6 of 25 | Posted by: Stewart & Jean Broaddus - Partlow, VA

“Our prayers and condolences to out to Maynard's family during your time of grief. We are sorry for your loss. Anthony Johnson and family. ”
7 of 25 | Posted by: Johnson - Bowling Green, VA

“I was so sorry to hear of Mr. Penney's passing. He was a great man and always so kind and supportive to us. Our deepest condolences. ”
8 of 25 | Posted by: Kathy Heidenescher - Beaverdam, VA

“My Deepest condolences. ”
9 of 25 | Posted by: Sandra Brown - Milford, VA

“One of our most pleasurable times spent with Maynard and Jean was when we stopped by to visit before church one Sunday morning. My wife and I were...Read More »
10 of 25 | Posted by: Larry & Debby Daniels - VA

“Maynard was such fine gentleman. His humor and kindness will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers are with family. ”
11 of 25 | Posted by: Richard Collawn - Bowling Green, VA

“Prayers go out to Maynard's family. He was a nice person who always had time to talk with others.We will miss him. ”
12 of 25 | Posted by: Christine Cushing - Bowling Green, VA

“My thoughts and prayers are with the Penney FamilyMaynard was genuinely a nice man and I will always remember his kind spirit. He truly loved people...Read More »
13 of 25 | Posted by: L.J. Moyer - Ruther Glen, VA

“We became friends in the early 1960s and have kept touch occassionally when we visited in Caroline County. Wonderful knowing Maynard all these years...Read More »
14 of 25 | Posted by: Harold Hannah - Abingdon, VA

“Jean and Family,CB & I are so sorry to hear of Maynard's passing. Our prayers are with you in this time of sorrow. Maynard was a good friend & a good...Read More »
15 of 25 | Posted by: CB & Betty Collins - Ruther Glen, VA

“So very sorry to hear of the passing of Maynard. I shall always remember him coming in the library in search of new Westerns to read. A very kind...Read More »
16 of 25 | Posted by: Charlene Haris - Milford, VA

“Sorry to hear of the passing of Mr. Penney. Maynard was a great man, neighbor and friend. We will never forget his good and pleasant company. Our...Read More »
17 of 25 | Posted by: George and Barbara Martin - VA

“To Maynard's family. Rob and I are so sorry to hear of Maynard's passing. We both just loved him so much. Every time we drove to Bowling Green we...Read More »
18 of 25 | Posted by: Rob Brenda Murray - VA - Friend


19 of 25 | Posted by: Maxine Hamlett - Aylett, VA

“Jean and family, we are so sorry for your loss. I have happy memories of working with you and being your friend at FRB. The years have passed...Read More »
20 of 25 | Posted by: Marcella Campbell - VA - Friend

“Sorry For Your Loss!Jesus Loves Me!John 3: 16 ”
21 of 25 | Posted by: Thomas & Libby Widgeon

“Jean and family,We are so very sorry to hear of Maynard's passing. You and all the family are in our thoughts and prayers.Nina, Myrna and Wesley ”
22 of 25 | Posted by: Nina Southworth - Ruther Glen, VA

“Jean and DonMy prayers are with you in this time of sorrow. Maynard was a good friend, wonderful to my mother and father, and will never be forgotten...Read More »
23 of 25 | Posted by: Ray Campbell - Bowling Green, VA

“My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. ”
24 of 25 | Posted by: Pam Marfull - Montclair, VA

“Words cannot express the loss that will be felt by so many. Maynard was an extraordinary man that did so much for so many. He readily shared his...Read More »
25 of 25 | Posted by: Diane Purks - Fredericksburg, VA


Maynard G. Penney, 85 of Bowling Green passed away Sunday, April 22, 2018 at Memorial Regional Medical Center.

Born in the Upper Zion area of Caroline County (now a part of Ft. A.P. Hill), Maynard was a lifelong farmer and realtor. He operated Penney Realty in Bowling Green for over 25 years. He was a longtime member of Salem Baptist Church, serving as Deacon and Sunday School teacher for many years. Extremely active in his community, he served as the first Fire Chief of Sparta Vol. Fire Department and was a charter member and first President of the Sparta Ruritan Club. Maynard was also a former member of the Board of Directors of Colonial Farm Credit and past President of the Virginia Crop Improvement Association and the Caroline Farm Bureau.

He is survived by his wife, Jean Penney; his children, Don Penney (Brenda), Sandy Boppe (Jeff) and Wendy King; four grandchildren Jesse and Matt King and Stephen and Kelly Boppe. His parents, Chandos and Ethel Penney and his brother, Norman Penney, preceded him in death.

A funeral service will be held Wednesday, April 25th at 11:00 am in Salem Baptist Church, Sparta, with a reception at the church immediately following. The family will receive friends at the church, one hour prior to the funeral. A graveside service will follow at 2:00 pm in Greenlawn Cemetery, Bowling Green. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Salem Baptist Church or Bowling Green Fire and Rescue. Online condolences may be made to www.storkefuneralhome.com.