Prayer vigil set in honor of 2016 Benton graduate

Josh Briggs
Managing Editor

A candlelight and prayer vigil is planned in honor of 2016 Benton graduate Abby Pennington who unexpectedly died Saturday.

The vigil is set from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the Saline County Courthouse in Downtown Benton.

Pennington was a double-sport athlete during her time at Benton, participating in softball and golf.

A Go Fund Me account has been established to assist the family with funeral expenses.

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