Betty Jo "BJ" Pennington, 71 WaKeeney and Farmington, N.M., died Monday, Oct. 5, 2020.

She was born Oct. 4, 1949, in Collyer, to Art and Lois Cochran.

Survivors include a son, Bill Gaschler, Collyer; a daughter, Rene Covey, Yellville, Ark.; and two grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Don Pennington; and a daughter, LyNette Proctor.

She had chosen to be cremated and family will be doing a graveside service at a later date in WaKeeney City Cemetery.