Penelope Moody Allen
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Penelope "Penny" Moody Allen (born 1939) is a Latter-day Saint poet and hymnwriter. She is at times referred to as just Penny Allen.
Allen was born in Castro Valley, California. She received her bachelor's degree from San Jose State University and her master's degree from Brigham Young University (BYU). Penelope is married to Gary L. Allen.
Prior to her marriage, Allen was a member of the BYU faculty. She was later a homemaker in Bountiful, Utah. The Allens have four children.
Among the works by Allen in Hymns of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is "Let The Holy Spirit Guide".