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August 11, 1939 March 24, 2021
August 11, 1939 -- March 24, 2021

Katherine Ashford, Age:81

Katherine Pennington Ashford was born on August 11, 1939 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.  She was the daughter of Rexie McDaniel Pennington and Thomas Charles Pennington. Known to most by Kathy, she grew up in the small town of Krotz Springs, La. with her siblings.  Kathy was surrounded by family when she was greeted into Heaven on March 24, 2021. 


She is survived by son Frank Ashford III “Trey” and wife Rebecca Ashford; son Robert “Bobby” Ashford and fiance’ Sheryl Adams; daughter Sandra Richards and husband MatthewRichards; six grandchildren Chad, Ethan, Seth and Kate Richards and Brock and Trent Ashford;  siblings Lonnie Pennington, Douglas Pennington and Sybil LIttle.


She was preceded in death by her mother Rexie Pennington, step-father Bob Little, and brother Ted Pennington. 


A celebration of life memorial will be held at Lafond-Ardoin Funeral home in Krotz Springs, La. from 5:00 p.m.- 8:00 p.m. on Friday, April 16, 2021 followed by a final service on Saturday, 

 April 17, 2021, 11:00 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Krotz Springs. 


In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations to the Pulmonary Hypertension Association as Kathy was one in 30,000 people in the U.S. with this rare diagnosis.  To donate, visit the website at phassociation.orgdonate.