March 17, 2005
Estel Marie Pennington
A resident of Cisne, IL
Estel Marie Pennington, 92, of Cisne, died March 17, 2005 in the Floral Pavilion Nursing Center. She was a housewife and retired cook from Cisne Healthcare Center, former owner of Estel's Cafe in Cisne and also cooked at Cisne High School. Services were held Sunday at 1:30 pm at Hosselton Funeral Home in Cisne with burial in Cisne Cemetery.
Estel was born Jan. 23, 1913 in Wayne City, the daughter of John Lee and Laura Bell Melton Cooper. She married Ray Pennington on Dec. 24, 1931 in Round Lake. He died April 1, 1990. Mrs. Pennington was a member of the Providence General Baptist Church in Johnsonville.
Survivors include foyr daughters, Ilene (Zazel) Kinnaman, Flora; Radean (Bill) Garrett, Cusne; Doris (Jack) Wathan, Flora; and Lene Belle Carrell, Rinard; son, Eber (Judy) Pennington, Cisne; one sister, Audrey Shaw, Fairfield, 12 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren, and 11 great-great-grandchildren. Preceding her in death were one infant daughter, one grandson, one half-brother, her husband and parents. (From THE WAYNE COUNTY PRESS, Fairdield, IL, sent in by Ernest R. McManus, Lawton, OK and H. R. Pennington, Waynesville, MO.)
NOTE: Ray Pennington was the son of Anthony Pennington and Martha A. Flinn (Flynn). Anthony was the son of Anthony Wayne Pennington and Phoebe Vaughn, son of Uriah Pennington and Mary Plumee, son of Anthony Pennington and Elizabeth Pennington, (dau of Simeon Pennington) and son of Joshua Pennington, Sr., PRA Group 4.