Small service pays homage to Conejo’s unlikely celebrity

If you ever laid eyes on June Ethel Dawn Coronado, chances are you haven’t forgotten her. For more than two decades, the makeup-and-wig-wearing homeless woman known as “Jenny” or “Freeway Annie” was one of the most recognizable faces in the area. … “It was the peak of the counterculture hippie movement with a constant stream of flower children hitchhiking up and down the coast in search of freedom and the soul altering experiences of sex, drugs and rock ’n’ roll,” wrote Dan Hodgson, an area pastor who at the time was a student at Westmont College in Santa Barbara. “And right in the thick of this . . . was a rugged, bold, fearless, lone independent witness for Jesus taking the message to this diverse crowd that they needed him.” more

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