Last updated 4/28/2021 at 4:44pm
Ellen Penley, 86, of Skyland, died Monday, April 26, 2021, at her residence.
A native of Buncombe County, she was a daughter of the late John and Lena Rogers Roberts. She was also preceded in death by a son, David E. Penley, as well as her husband, Eugene Penley.
She was a wonderful mother, grandmother and friend. She was retired from the Gerber baby food plant. She had a contagious smile and a great sense of humor.
She loved sewing, reading and gardening and was known to be able to root or revive just about any plant. She was a wonderful cook and passed along that passion to...