Angela Ruth Penfield, age 56, of D’Iberville, MS, passed away after an illness of short duration on Friday, July 26, 2019 with family and a longtime friend at her bedside.
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Angela was born in 1963 in Blytheville, Arkansas, joining her military family of Capt. Richard A. Penfield, USAF Nurse Corps, and Nancy L. Penfield, obstetrical nurse, and her older siblings Leigh, Ellen, Jeffrey, Laurie and later born younger brother David.
Angela was educated in schools at Clark AFB, Philippines, Dover, DE, Wichita, KS and Gulfport, MS. She graduated from Harrison Central High School and Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College in Gulfport and from the University of Texas in Arlington, TX with a degree in Accounting. Angela was a licensed CPA and worked in accounting throughout her career.
Angela is survived by her mother Nancy Penfield of DE, sister Leigh Penfield (Richard Chomitz) of MD; sister Ellen McDowell (Tom Bubacz) of DE, brother Jeffrey Penfield (Cynthia) of MO, brother David Penfield (Susan) of AL, nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, aunts, an uncle, cousins and her friend, Wayne Warner.
Family members who have predeceased Angela include her father, Lt. Col. Richard Penfield, USAF (Ret.), her sister Laurie Little and her maternal and paternal grandparents.
Funeral services will be held at a later date. Donations may be made in Angela's memory to Gulfport Memorial Hospital in support of its ICU services