Penny Kay Thorne

Penny Kay Thorne, 40, a 38-year resident of Kingman, died Aug. 7, 2007, at a Las Vegas hospital. She was born Aug. 11, 1956, in Prescott.

Penny worked 16 years at Kingman Regional Medical Center.

She is survived by her husband, Ray; a son, Michael; daughter and son-in-law, Sherry and James Jackson: and two grandchildren, Justice and Aspen Jackson, all of Kingman.

A service will be held at noon Saturday in Centennial Park by the barbecue pit. Those who attend are asked to dress casually and to come prepared to celebrate Penny's life on her birthday.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations in her name be made to Sarah's House, Mission Bank account No. 120002548, at the bank location on Hualapai Mountain Road.