Mother of actress Deborah Winters.
Once romantically involved with Ronald Reagan in the late 1940s between his marriages to Jane Wyman and Nancy Reagan. She was 16 years younger than Reagan and her religious upbringing eventually stopped the relationship.
Mother-in-law of Warren Chaney.
Popular cowgirl and devout Christian Dale Evans chose Penny as her replacement in the films of husband Roy Rogers (Evans was pregnant) predominantly because of Penny's strong religious background.
As a child, she was nicknamed "Penny" because the last of syllable of her first name, Millicent, ended in "cent".