Lila (Lou) (Pennington) Pendleton Estes, surrounded by her family, went to her eternal home in the arms of Jesus Saturday September 24th, 2016. Lou was born in Breckenridge, Texas May 3rd, 1936 to Tom and Dorothy Pennington. She was a long time resident of Mineral Wells where she worked as a nurse at Palo Pinto General Hospital and Mineral Wells Nursing Center. She loved her work and was one of the first employees to move into the new hospital when it opened.
Lou later moved to the Fort Worth area and continued her nursing career. She then relocated to Wichita Falls and married H.D. Estes (Skip) and she became a member of the First Baptist Church of Wichita Falls.
In her later years, she relocated to Crowley, Texas and transferred her membership to the First Baptist Church of Crowley.
She was preceded in death by her son Jimmy Earl Pendleton, father Tom Pennington, mother Dorothy Pennington, brother Raymond Pennington, brother John Pennington, sister Clariece Pennington and brother Cook Pennington.
She is survived by her husband Skip Estes of Crowley, daughters Glenda Hawk and Lesa Pendleton of Crowley, daughter-in-law Lenda Pendleton of Keller, granddaughters Tenesha Braswell of Clinton, OK and Dawn Jimison of Saganaw, TX. She has three beautiful great grandchildren, Camaron Vail and Ethan Perkins of Crowley, TX and Emily Perkins of Clinton, OK.
Celebration of Life service will be at the 2:00 pm on September 28th, 2016 at First Baptist Church, 400 Eagle Dr, Crowley, TX 76036