Christine Penrod, 88, of Equality, passed away, surrounded by her family on August 4, 2017.
She was born in Uniontown, KY on August 16, 1928 to the late Roy and Catherine (Wolfe) Capps. She was a member of St. Kateri Church in Equality. She was an avid St. Louis Cardinal Fan, loved to fish, embroidery and loved being with her family.
On January 14, 1946 she married William Penrod and he preceded her is death on November 3, 1982. She is survived by her children: Bill (Linda) Penrod of Eldorado, Edd (Janet) Penrod of Eldorado, Jerry (Jamie) Penrod of Eldorado, Annette (James) Barton of Eldorado and Denise (Frank) Sisk of Equality. She is survived by 19 grandchildren, 46 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren. She is also survived by a sister Delores Sturgell of Equality and a sister-in-law Sue Capps of Henderson, KY. She was preceded in death by an infant daughter Bonnie Sue, Son-In-Law Jim Shultz, a brother Barkley Capps, four sisters: Kathleen Dixon, Helena Davis, Betty Baer and Dorothy Sauchuck. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews and cousins.
A funeral mass will be held on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 at St. Kateri Chapel in Equality at 10:00 AM. Father Steven Beatty officiating. Burial will be in Wolf Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be on Monday, August 7, 2017 from 4:00 PM until 7:00 PM at the Watson Funeral Home in Eldorado.
For those who wish, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois in her memory and can be left at the funeral home.
On line condolences may be sent to the family at watsonfuneralhome.net