Penny Jervis of Sanford passed away in her home at the age of 59.
Penny was born in Jacksonville, Fl on November 5, 1961, to Joy and Sue Wade Jervis. She was a very caring and independent person. Penny had a love for God, her church, children, and animals. She grew up participating in youth activities with the Salvation Army. Penny joined the US Army, and after leaving the military she obtained her nursing degree. While working in nursing, she gained a deep love for the ones she cared for. Later in life, she returned to the Salvation Army to volunteer across North Carolina. She was preceded in death by her father, Joy Jervis; one sister, Lori Sue Jervis; her grandmother, Ann Wade.
She is survived by her mother, Sue Ann Jervis Heath, and her husband, Bodell; her brother, Joey Jervis; her sisters, Zina Renee Egan, Carlotta Jackson and her husband, Terry; several nieces and nephews; and her loving dog, Ozzy.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
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