Willie E. Pennington, resident of Corsicana, Texas, passed away on April 2, 2011 at her residence at the age of 74. She was born on March 10, 1937 to William and Ruby Saylors and raised in Glasgow, Missouri. Willie was a veteran of the United States Navy where she met her husband Thomas Sidney Pennington. She and her husband made their home in Corsicana and she worked for twenty five years at Navarro Regional Hospital as a nurse in Labor and Delivery.
She is preceded in death by her husband Thomas Sidney Pennington in 2009. Brothers and sisters; Freddie Lynn, Pat Coppock, Martha Raines, and Richard Lynn. Also preceding her are grandchildren Lauren Pennington and Tracy Pennington. Survivors include her children; Thomas Pennington of Wylie, Steven Pennington of Bonham, and Allen Pennington of Corsicana. Grandchildren; Kurt, Jacob, Angela, Dylan, Alicia, Ryan, Michelle, Janice, Laura, Billy, and Amanda. Neighbor and caregiver Linda Powers and a number of nieces and nephews.
Visitation with the family will be Sunday evening from 6 - 8pm at Griffin - Roughton Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 4, 2011 at 11am in the Chapel at Griffin - Roughton Funeral Home with Pastor Doris Fawl officiating. Burial will follow at Dresden Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Kirk Pennington, Darrell Stevenson, Justin Lynch, Justin Rojas, Brandon Coppock, and Terry Watkins.