LONNIE VEE PENNINGTON, 40, of Eastland, TX, died of
cancer on March 2, 1982 in Eastland County. He was
born on May 15, 1941 to Ira Vee and Nancy Howell
Pennington in Eastland County. He attended Hodges Oak
Park School and Ranger High School in the Class of
1960. Lonnie married Marilynne Sue Ames and they had
two children; a daughter and a son. His younger twin
brothers were Bobby Pennington and Raymond Pennington.
He also had another brother, John Pennington.
MOTHER: NANCY HOWELL PENNINGTON, 88, passed from
this life to the next, at home with family, on Feb. 7,
2013. Interment was at Eastland Cemetery.
Nancy was born July 2, 1924 at Lamesa, TX. Her family
later moved to Ranger. She married Ira V. Pennington on
July 4, 1940 in Ranger. She was an active member of the
Ranger Church of God for many years. Nancy and Ira had
four boys and one girl: Lonnie (RHS-1960), Raymond,
Bobby, John, and Latisha.
Nancy dedicated her life to God, her family, and to
helping others. She was loved by her family and friends.
She enjoyed traveling, gardening, sewing, and being with
family and friends.
She is survived by Bobby Pennington and his wife Nancy
of Briar, TX, John Pennington of Olden, Latisha Pennington
of Ft. Worth, daughter-in-law Sue Pennington of Eastland,
and daughter-in-law Marcella Pennington (RHS-1966) of
Ranger. Nancy is also survived by ten grandchildren, and
numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
BROTHER: RAYMOND RAY PENNINGTON, 60, of Eastland, TX,
died on May 14, 2004. He was born on April 10, 1944 in
Dawson County to Ira Vee & Nannie Howell Pennington. He
attended Hodges Oak Park School in Ranger with his twin
brother, Bobby Pennington, and would have been in the
Class of 1964. Raymond married Marcella Sharp (RHS-1966).
His other brothers were Lonnie Pennington (RHS-1960) and
BROTHER: BOBBY JOE PENNINGTON, 69, of Briar, TX went to
be with his Lord and Savior on August 7, 2013. Burial was
in Azleland Cemetery.
Bobby was born to the late Ira and Nancy Howell Pennington
on the 4th month of the 10th day of 1944 in Lamesa, TX. In
1968, Bobby met Nancy Henegar Wheeler and her four small
children, and in February of 1969, they became a family.
Bobby was a dedicated christian, husband, and father. He
worked in the trucking industry as a skilled diesel mechanic.
He enjoyed going to church, playing his guitar, singing
songs about Jesus, and riding his motorcycle.
At the time of his death, Bobby was survived by his wife,
Nancy Pennington of Briar; children: Lisa Blanchard of
Fort Worth, Keith Wheeler and wife Julie of Glen Rose,
Teresa Kenney and husband Billy of Briar, Bobby Ray
Pennington and wife Tonya of Weatherford, Belinda
Pennington of Azle, and Suzan (Bitty) Fields of Briar;
grandchildren: Kimberly Mora of Fort Worth, Jeremy Wheeler
of Agua Dulce, Amanda Meacham of Ranger, Kandi Wheeler
of Dallas, Joshua Wells of Fort Worth, Matthew Morgan
of DeLeon, Michael Wells of Fort Worth, Telisha Huerta
of Eastland, Krysten Russell of Stephenville, Crystal
Showalter of Reinshold, PA, Courtney Pennington of
Denver, CO, McKayla Pennington of North Richland Hills,
Nicholas Sharp of Azle, Crystal Rodriguez of Fort Worth,
Jensen Woolfolk of Azle, Denim Fields of Briar, and
Diesel Fields of Briar; 21 great grandchildren; a brother,
Johnny Pennington of Olden; & a sister, LaTisha Pennington
of Fort Worth.
He was preceded in death by both parents; his twin brother,
Raymond Pennington, and brother, Lonnie Pennington (RHS-1960).