“Take my Hand, Precious Lord, Lead me Home”
Wyona Denise (Taylor) Penny, 59, of Tulsa, Oklahoma, went to be with the Lord on Monday July 27, 2020 in the comfort of her home
surrounded by her children and grandchildren whom she loved dearly. She was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma on July 13, 1961 to the late Wyman
Taylor Sr. and Amanda Taylor.
Wyona attended and gradated from Tulsa McLain High School, class of 1979 and while attending gave birth to her first-born daughter, Kiana (Taylor) Lindsey.
She later married DeRoss Penny Sr and together they had children DeRoss Penny II, DeQuann Penny Sr, and Micaela Penny.
Wyona was a faithful member of Life Church, midtown location, and served as a greeter to all who attended their weekly services. She was
formally employed by Cox Communications for nearly twenty years but was presently employed with the City of Tulsa as a dispatcher.
Wyona effortlessly impacted, touched, and influenced the lives of all who she met leaving behind her one of a kind straight forward, no non-sense, non-filtered, tell it like it is personality, who told you how she honestly felt, but always did it out of love.
One of her favorite and most memorable verses, to all who knew her was Psalms 118: 24
“This is the day that the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad in it, Hallelujah!”
Wyona leaves behind her beloved children Kiana Lindsey (John), of Irving, Texas, DeRoss Penny II, DeQuann Penny Sr (Jasmine), and Micaela Penny (Michael), of Tulsa, OK, along with six grandchildren Dioni, Desiree, Jamiah, Gabrielle, DeQuann Penny Jr, and DeRoss Penny III. Wyona leaves to cherish her memories, her loving siblings, Daryl Taylor Sr, Rudy Taylor, Norman Lucky, Armando Taylor, and Glatha Herron. She also leaves nieces and nephews, Daryl Jr, Derrick, Amber, Shomari, Duncan, Ashia Nehemiah Israel, Sage, and Madilynn.
She joins in heaven parents Wyman and Amanda Taylor Sr and brothers Wyman Taylor Jr, Darnell Lucky, and Aaron Taylor.
Visitation for Ms. Penny will be held on Monday, August 3, 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., at Butler-Stumpff & Dyer Funeral Home, 2103 East 3rd Street, Tulsa, OK 74104.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, August 4, 11:00 a.m., at Life Church -Midtown Campus, 7015 East 41st Street, Tulsa, OK 74145.
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- Date & Time: August 03, 2020 (12:00 PM - 8:00 PM)
- Venue: Butler-Stumpff & Dyer Memorial Chapel
- Location: 2103 E 3rd St Tulsa, OK 74104
- Date & Time: August 04, 2020 (11:00 AM)
- Venue: Life Church -Midtown Campus
- Location: 7015 East 41st Street Tulsa, OK 74145
Final Resting Place
- Date & Time: August 04, 2020 (12:00 PM)
- Venue: Rolling Oaks Memorial Gardens
- Location: 9120 South Toledo Avenue Tulsa, OK 74137