Ronni Karen DeMoss, 66, died at MD Anderson Hospital in Houston on March 28 of cancer. Born in Kansas City, Mo., she was a graduate of SEOSU and the University of Oklahoma.

She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Donald; her sisters, Terri Edmonds and Lea Ann Bue of Tulsa; and her niece, Emmy Jackson of Austin.

Karen taught Latin, French, English, journalism and photography in Ardmore area high schools as well as Texas, Kansas, Virginia and North Carolina. She was defined by her teaching and love for her students. Her joys were travel and her good friends.

No memorial service is planned. Memorial gifts may be made to Community Children’s Shelter or Good Shepherd Community Clinic.