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Aug. 15, 1932 - Feb. 18, 2013 OKLAHOMA CITY Deborah Grimes Penney, age 80, a lifelong resident of Oklahoma City, OK, passed away on February 18, 2013. Deborah was born in Oklahoma City, OK on August 15, 1932 to Glenn & Gertrude Grimes. Deborah's beloved Grandfather, Samuel D. "Daddy Sam" Leggett, came to Oklahoma Territory in 1902 and settled in Lawton, Oklahoma. Deborah graduated from Classen High School and received an Associate's Degree from the University of Oklahoma. She was a member of Chi Omega Sorority and was a Sweetheart of Sigma Chi. Deborah was also one of eight "Sooner Belle" beauties selected by movie producer, Samuel Goldwyn, from the 1951 Sooner yearbook. Deborah spent many years selling real estate and also worked for the Oklahoma Association of Realtors. She enjoyed travelling, spending time with her family and with her best friend, her dog Daisy. Deborah is survived by her daughter Lynn, son Jim & his wife Linda; grandsons Michael & his wife Connie, Will, Daniel and Logan; and great-granddaughters Zoey, Hana and Sophia. Services will be held at Memorial Park Historic Cemetery Chapel, 13400 N. Kelley, Oklahoma City, OK, on Saturday, February 23, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. Inurnment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully suggests that individuals make contributions to the at alz.org

Published in The Oklahoman on Feb. 21, 2013
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