Elva Joyce Pennington, 59, of Aurora, IN, went to be with her Lord Jesus Christ on Thursday, November 5, 2009 in Aurora, IN. She was surrounded by her loved ones.

She was born Friday, January 20, 1950 in Hollybrook, Virginia, Daughter of the late Benjamin Ramsey and the late Cora Hubbard Ramsey. She moved to northeast Maryland in 1991 and to Aurora, Indiana in 2006. She was the Owner/Operator of Joyce's Aurora Country Kitchen. She enjoyed spending time at her diner, Disney World, and being with her family.

Surviving are her Husband, Charles Andrew "Pop" "Butch" Pennington Sr. of Aurora, IN; Daughters, Elva Joyce "Jodie" (Richard) Kast of Aurora, IN, Angelina Dawn (Steve) Welz of Aurora, IN; Sons, Charles Andrew Pennington Jr. of Aurora, IN, Kelly Shane Pennington of Elkton, MD; Brothers, Thomas Ramsey of Little Creek, VA, JD Ramsey of Dublin, VA; Sister, Lorraine Wills of Peterstown, WV; 10 Grandchildren 3 Great Grandchildren and close friends.

Joyce touched the lives of all who knew her and we are all the better people for having the privilege of knowing her.


Friends will be received 5:00 - 8:00 PM, Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at the Rullman Hunger Funeral Home, Aurora, Indiana.

Services will be held at the Funeral Home, Wednesday, at 11:00 am with Brother Tommy Ramsey officiating.

Interment will follow in the Riverview Cemetery, Aurora, IN

Contributions may be made to the Make A Wish Foundation. Please call the office at (812) 926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.