Melinda J. Pennell, age 66, of Columbus, Ohio, met her Savior at home on Wednesday, May 26, 2021. Born in Columbus to the late Donald E. and Gloria J. Bickley, she was a graduate of Westerville South High School, Class of 1972. Melinda worked for many years at Riverside Methodist Hospital before her retirement. She is survived by her beloved husband of 44 years, Ronald E. Pennell, her brother Donald (Elizabeth) Bickley and their family, brothers-in-law Robert (Saundra) Pennell and Lester (Shirley) Walden and sister-in-law Bonnie (Dean) Breedlove, and their families, and many nieces and nephews. Family will receive friends 2:00-3:00 p.m. THURSDAY, JUNE 3, 2021 at the TIDD FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 5265 Norwich Street, Hilliard, OH 43026 (614)-876-1722, where her Funeral Service will follow the visitation and begin at 3:00p.m. THURSDAY. Private Family burial will be held at Sunset Cemetery, Galloway, Ohio. In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial contribution in Melinda’s name to: Alzheimer’s Association Central Ohio Chapter, 1379 Dublin Road, Columbus, OH 43215 or online at www.alz.org. Please visit www.tiddfuenralservice.com to share your favorite memories of Melinda or to send your condolences to her family.