JASPER-Services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Weng Funeral Chapel for Rachel G. Pennell, 81, Jasper, who died Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013. Burial will be in Greenlawn Cemetery in Jasper.
Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral chapel.
Online condolences may be made at www.wengfuneralchapel.com.
Survivors include her husband, Alfred Louis Pennell; a son, Ed Pennell, Jasper; a daughter, Irene Garcia, Tulsa, Okla.; a brother, Oren Tummons, Marshfield; a sister, Francis Dillinger, Springfield, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a daughter, Katie Ritchie.
Mrs. Pennell was born Dec. 1, 1931, in Willard, to Orden and Lassie (Gentry) Tummons. She was a former cook in the Jasper School System. She also worked at Maplewood Care Center in Jasper prior to retirement. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Jasper.
She married Alfred Louis Pennell on Feb. 20, 1951, at Bentonville, Ark.