Douglas Wayne Penny, Sr., 75, of Paris passed away Jan. 5, at Paris Regional Medical Center. Funeral Services are set for 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, at El Bethel Baptist Church with the Rev. Randy McCarty serving as Eulogist. Interment will follow to Restlawn Garden Cemetery under the direction of Maxey Funeral Home.

He was born June 15, 1943, in Lamar County, Texas, the son of the late Dock Penny and Myrtle Posey-Penny, a member of El Bethel Baptist Church where he served as a deacon.

Early in life Douglas was blessed to meet and marry his soul mate, Doris Wooten-Penny, blessed by God to see 53 years of love before her demise.

He leaves to cherish his memories his sons, Douglas W. Penny, Jr. (Martha) of Paris and Ferdinand Penny (Latoya) of Corpus Christi; daughters, Ruby Washington and Denetra Williams (TJ) all of Paris; ten grandchildren; a host of great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends.