Penny Pryor Pynkala

Published 10:02 am Tuesday, May 16, 2017


A Memorial Service for Penny Pryor Pynkala will be held Saturday, May 20, 2017, at 10 a.m. at the Burns-Belfry Museum, 710 East Jackson Avenue.

Penny was retired from working for Judge Glen Alderson (Chancery Court). She also worked a number of years as the personal assistant to John Grisham. Penny was an accomplished artist and an avid animal rescue volunteer.

She was born in Oxford, Mississippi, to Jim and Lois Pryor. She is survived by her two sons Aaron Pynkala of Oxford and Jason Pynkala (Miranda) of Lakeland, Tennessee; a beloved grandson Wyatt Pynkala; brother Jim Pryor (Sylvia) of Oxford; sister-in-law Gayle Pryor of Ocoee, Florida, and many nieces and nephews.

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Penny’s friends are invited to come to her memorial this Saturday, 10 a.m. to remember and celebrate her life. Anyone who has one of her paintings is encouraged to bring and display them at the service.