Adonna Faye Pennington, 68, died Saturday, June 18, 2016.

She was born Feb. 12, 1948, in Hickory County, Mo., to Don W. Herbert and Eva B. Andrews in Hickory County, Mo. She was a graduate of Salina High School.

She was an English professor.

She enjoyed reading, music and a fundamental Christian held close to her faith in God.

Survivors include a son, William Donald Pennington, Russell; two daughters, Mary Anne Pennington, Humble, Texas, and Patricia Pamela Pennington, Russell; four grandsons, Tanner Norris and Tayton and Taylor Pennington, both of Hays, and Tyler Pennington, Overland Park; a granddaughter, Kylee Richardson, Russell; a great-grandson, Evan Norris, Conneaut, Ohio; and a great-granddaughter, Lilly Pennington, Tonganoxie.

A celebration of life will be from 1 to 7 p.m. July 16 in Spring, Texas.