Graveside service to honor the life of Mrs. Dawna Penrod will be held at 10:30 am Monday, April 4, 2022 at Hickory Grove Cemetery in Vowells Mill, LA. The family will receive friends from 8 am until 10 am on Monday, April the 4th at Blanchard-St. Denis Funeral Home in Natchitoches. Dawna, 64 years of age and a resident of Natchitoches, passed away on April 1, 2022. She was born on October 9, 1957 to Travis Brister and Manette Cloud Brister in Fairbanks, Alaska. She taught school for many years in Provencal, LA and will be dearly missed by all that knew and loved her. She is survived by her husband, Kenneth Penrod; her mother, Manette Brister; children, Robert Ganz, Kelly Enkey and husband Jason and Kenny Penrod and wife Tana; and a brother, Robbie Brister and wife Jan and their daughter, Jamie. She dearly loved and was blessed with 4 grandchildren, Dylan Penrod, Grace Penrod, Ethan Enkey and Ally Enkey. Those honored to serve as pallbearers include Charles Penrod, Dylan Penrod, Richard Penrod, Ethan Enkey and Jason Enkey.