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Penny Elaine Matlock,

1949 - 2018

Penny Elaine Matlock was born May 23, 1949, to Joseph G. and Lilly Ruth Dodson in Munich, Germany. She departed this life Nov. 9, 2018, in Oklahoma City at the age of 69 years, five months and 17 days.

She graduated from Bristow High School. On Sept. 12, 1969, Penny Elaine Dodson and James Ernest Matlock were united in marriage. From this union were born two children, James Jr. and April. They moved to Oklahoma City in 1976 and resided there until her passing.

She enjoyed painting, coloring, puzzles and reading. She dearly loved her family.

She is survived by her husband, James Matlock Sr., of the Oklahoma City home; one son, James Matlock Jr. ,of Oklahoma City; one daughter, April Smith, of Oklahoma City; two brothers, Joseph Dodson Jr., of Little Rock, Arkansas and Casey Dodson, of Oklahoma City; two grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Graveside services were held Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018 at Magnolia Memorial Gardens.

Condolences can be sent to

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