Obituary of Ravin Nichole Pennell
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Ravin Pennell of Lamar, MO passed away on Thursday January 6, 2022. She was born on February 19, 1984 in Gravette, AR to Renee (Higgins) and Carl Pennell. She grew up in, and went to school in Greenfield, MO until the family moved to Lamar, MO. She graduated from Lamar High School in 2002. While attending Lamar High School she completed her CNA training with Mrs. Potter. Ravin worked as a CNA at several area nursing homes including Truman Health and Rehab, St Luke’s Nursing Center, Sarcoxie Nursing Center, and Spring River Christian Village. She continued working until she was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Ravin was a loving woman who was always doing for others. She enjoyed going out to eat, going to the movies, and, as her mom lovingly said, “that girl could shop”. Ravin is survived by her parents; son, Zander Brayfield of Lamar, MO; brother, Patrick Pennell of Greenfield, MO; grandmother, Mary Ann Higgins of Lamar, MO; and granny Sharon Brayfield of Lamar, MO. She is also survived by her aunt, Linda (John) Strong of Lamar, MO; uncle, Harry Pennell of Lamar, MO; and many cousins and other loving family members. She is preceded in death by her grandfathers, Loyd Pennell and Harold Higgins, and grandmothers Betty Pennell and Martha Pennell. The family would appreciate donations in lieu of flowers be made to assist with the funeral expenses. A visitation will be held on Tuesday January 11, 2022 from 6 PM to 7 PM and a funeral service will be held at 2 PM on Wednesday January 12, 2022 at Konantz Warden Funeral Home.