Obituary: Penny Sue Fishback Mudd, 71, of Monroe City

Penny Mudd
Posted: May. 20, 2019 6:00 pm

Penny Sue Fishback Mudd, 71, of rural Monroe City, passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019, at the Hannibal Regional Hospital, Hannibal. 

She was born Nov. 4, 1947, in Hannibal, the daughter of James Milton "Buster" and Roberta "Bobbi" Bone Fishback.  

Penny was a 1965 graduate of Hannibal High School, Hannibal. She was a member of the Monroe City Christian Church where she was active in many church activities and sang in the church choir.

After graduating high school Penny worked for Levering Hospital, Hannibal, as a secretary and then the Hannibal Real Estate office at the Federal Building, Hannibal. Penny then worked for the United States Army Corps of Engineers as a Procurement officer at the Clarence Cannon Dam, Mark Twain Lake for 42 years before retiring in 2007. She then worked for the Mosswood Golf Course, Monroe City, as Pro Shop Manager. She was a lifelong avid bowler in Hannibal, Palmyra and Monroe City.  Penny enjoyed taking care of others, visiting people, spending time with family and friends. Most of all she enjoyed following her grandsons' school and sporting events. 

She married Nicholas D. Mudd Feb. 25, 1970, in Hannibal. He survives of the home.

Also surviving is her mother, Roberta "Bobbi" Fishback of Monroe City; two sons, Michael Mudd of High Ridge and Jamie Mudd (Sabrina) of Monroe City; two grandsons, Gavin and Grady Mudd of Monroe City; one brother. Jim Fishback (Janet) of Memphis; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, James "Buster" Fishback. 

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at the Monroe City Christian Church, 204 Catherine St., Monroe City. Rev. Steve Goughnour will officiate. Burial will be at the St. Jude Cemetery, Monroe City.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Garner Funeral Home, Monroe City.

Active pallbearers will be Howard Mudd, Randy Davis, Tony Fishback, Phil Campbell, Lonnie Forrest and Denny Foss. Honorary pallbearers will be Bev Hays, Kathy Schroder, Sue Webster, Bonnie Toliver, Diane Snow, Carrie Blickhan, JoLynn Yates and Donna Mayes. 

Memorials have been suggested to the Monroe City Christian Church.

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