Pennie Lynn (Voien) Stamper passed away Saturday, September 7, 2013, peacefully at her home in Central Point, Ore., with her family by her side. Pennie was born June 2, 1942, in Long Beach, Calif., to Lorentz and Marian (Godard) Voien, the oldest of three daughters.
Pennie married Larry Stamper in 1963, in Torrance, Calif. They moved to Medford, Ore. in 1970 and settled on a farm near Jacksonville. They later divroced and Pennie and her children moved back to Torrance in 1980. Shelater returned to the farm and lived there from 1996 to 2005, she then moved to her dream home in Central Point, Ore.
In the early years, she worked the farm raising beef cattle and other farm animals and tended to a beautiful vegetable garden, When she returned to the Rogue Valley she continued her banking career as a teller, until she retired in 2002. She was an avid reader and also loved watching old westerns on T.V. She later became a cat lover and adopted her beautiful calico, Mary.
Survivors include her daughter, Andrea (Stamper) Toombs and her significant other, Greg Miller, of Astoria, Ore.; son, Lucas (Utahna) Stamper, of Medford, Ore.; granddaughters, Alexis Miller and Sierra Walker; sisters, Candy Hughes, of Grants Pass, Ore., and Laurie (Joe) Richardson, of Ventura, Calif.; nephews, Kris (Jade) Hughes, Kasey (Tiffany) Hughes, and Wes (Josette) Richardson; and great-nieces and nephews, MacKenzie, Parker, Sariah, and Kameron.
A graveside service is being held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, September 10, 2013, at Memory Gardens Memorial Park, Medford, OR, with Chaplain Fred Grewe officiating. In lieu of flowers, please donate to your local Humane Society or animal shelter.