She was born in Kenedy on Sept. 22, 1970 to Joe Ed Ponish and Doris Jane Blakenly Ponish. She attended Kenedy High School and graduated, Class of 1989. She later moved to Austin, where she lived for 8 years and worked at the Austin Airport, after leaving Austin, she made San Antonio her home for 7 years, where she worked for a local day care center.
Survivors include her father, Joe Ed Ponish of Kenedy; sister, Terri (Kevin) Foreman; her nephews, Brandon, Tyler and Keeton.
She is preceded in death by her mother, Doris Jane Ponish.
Visitation was held from 5–7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 26 in the Eckols Funeral Home Chapel, Kenedy.
Funeral services began at 2 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 27 at First Baptist Church Kenedy with John Berry officiating.
Interment followed in the Kenedy Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Jason Ponish, Adam Mitchell, Brandon Foreman, Tyler Foreman, Keeton Foreman and Kevin Foreman.