Margaret "Pene" Ellis  Henry
  • In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to the Susan B. Komen Foundation or Emancipet.

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As you know, Pene was so special to us all. She was such a bright light, that is now a flicker, but will never go out. She is always with us.
Love you all,

Posted by: Denise Forwood - Austin, TX - friend   Feb 06, 2013

Pene was a happy and delightful person, very proud of her children and listening to them speak at her service was incredibly strong of the two of them.
I wish Jim and their children peace and at some point happiness and they are told all the fun things their mom did.

Posted by: Rhonda Dobrovolski - Austin, TX - friend   Jan 29, 2013

Pene' was one to make every moment feel like a party. Small in stature, she was larger than life. She loved her husband, her kids, her friends. She loved a good joke, she loved a good nap, she loved a good time. You could tell the minute she walked into a room not only because she was loud, but because she exuded an energy that was like noisy sunshine. Everyone wanted to delight in the crazy, loud, loving sunshine that surrounded her. She will be missed.

Posted by: Maryann - Austin, TX - Friend of 25 years   Jan 29, 2013

I just remember Pene being the sweetest happiest person in the world! The whole family was awesome! So so sorry and extend my deepest sympathy to her precious family. With deep sadness---- Ellie guy Sloan 2

Posted by: Ellie guy Sloan - Shreveport, LA - High school friend   Jan 28, 2013

I only met Penne a couple of times last summer and found her to be engaging, courageous and optimistic with an infectious smile. We shared our experiences with breast cancer and I was encouraged by her story and journey. She left a footprint in my life so can only only imagine the legacy and handprints she left on her families lives and all those who knew her well. May The Lord comfort your hearts during this time knowing she is home with her Savior with her infectious smile making the Angels smile!

Posted by: Kristin Glandt - Cedar Park, TX   Jan 28, 2013

My deepest condolences to Pene's family. My thoughts and prayers to your family during this difficult time. I had the opportunity of meeting Pene through Amy and Gary. I also had the pleasure of working with her at Reliant Rehab Hospital. She made everyone she came in contact with her feel as if you've been close friends for years! I loved that about her. I know she will be missed dearly. I also know that her smiling spirit will be looking down on her loved ones to let them know she's at peace.
Vickie Mara

Posted by: Vickie Mara - Austin, TX - Friend   Jan 28, 2013

I kept in touch with Penne through Guy. I also visited in her home last year. She was just as I remembered her growing up. Fun, happy and loving!
The angels are singing a new song tonight and Penne's voice can be heard above the rest. No more suffering and worries for Penne. She is at peace.
I'm praying for her family, especially Guy. I know he loved her very much!D

Posted by: Terri Dill - Baton Rouge, LA - Friend   Jan 27, 2013

I remember Pene as being my dear friend and roommate in college. She was always the best friend to me, always offering to share anything she had with me. I didn't have a car but hers was the best on campus and she let me use it as it was my own...I believe that to be who Pene really and so kind.

There were so many great memories...she had a huge, white poodle named Pena who lived with us. One

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Posted by: Vickie Cox - Bossier City, LA - College friend   Jan 26, 2013

Rest in peace, Pene. You were one of a kind. Love ,Kathy

Posted by: Kathy Dunn Harkins - Bailey, CO - High School Friend   Jan 26, 2013

Pene Pene Pene,

Where do I start? I will never forget our childhood years, growing up across the street from each other. All the laughs and giggles we had--your cup was always half full, never half empty. You will always and forever be a bright and shining light.

My heart goes out to your family and your many friends.

Much love,


Posted by: Christy "Sister" Sly - Portland, OR - Friend   Jan 26, 2013