Rena Pender

Saturday, January 3, 2009

Rena Pender, 48, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Blytheville, Ark., died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2009, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis.

She was born Dec. 10, 1960, in Blytheville, daughter of Billy Joe and Barbara Ann Jones Pender.

Survivors include a daughter, Jennifer Dawson of Blytheville; a son, Luke Hinkebein of Cape Girardeau; two brothers, Marlin Pender of Steele, Mo., Shannon Pender of Osceola, Ark.; three sisters, Valerie Squalente of Eustis, Fla., Janell Medling of Jackson, Tanda Washburn of Mayflower, Ark.; and two grandsons.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Cobb Funeral Home in Blytheville.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Dogwood Cemetery.