Ellen J. Penford, 74, of Evansville, passed away at 7:15 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19, 2020 at Red Bud Regional Hospital in Red Bud. The visitation will be from 9-11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 30 at Grace Church Ministries in Chester. The memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 30 at Grace Church Ministries with Pastor Ron Coleman officiating. Private burial will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Chester. Pechacek Funeral Homes in Evansville is in charge of arrangements.