Penney Jo “Peni” Melvin (Nelson) of Sacramento, California, passed away on March 15, 2018.

Peni was a good wife and a devoted mother. She loved to go fishing, working in the yard, and gambling.

Peni is survived by her husband, Larry; and two daughters: Cindy Keenan and husband Justin, and Tami Cookman and husband Brian. She had two grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.

Peni is also survived by her sister, Judy Fornero of McCloud; and a sister-in-law, Dottie Nelson of Weed.

Her brother, Keith Nelson, preceded her in death.

There will be no services at her request.