Lillian Penton

Published 2:31 pm Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Mrs. Lillian Sorrell Penton, 86, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019, at her residence in Bogalusa.

Mrs. Penton is survived by her husband, Harold E. Penton of Bogalusa; a daughter, Sandra Penton (Don) Gendron of Bogalusa; two sons, Harold Keith Penton of Bogalusa, and Kenneth E. Penton (Samantha Sharp) of Bogalusa; one brother, Tommy (Aline) Sorrell of Bogalusa; grandchildren, Carey S. Gendron, Kyle Gendron (Melissa Spears), Brandon Penton (Melaine Duncan), Thomas Penton (Michaela), Kayla Penton Bond, Taylor Lott and Gavin Goings; and great-grandchildren, Chase Penton, Banyan Penton, Brinley Penton, Addy Grace Bond, Tyler Gendron, Skyler Gendron and Georgia Brees Gendron.

Mrs. Penton was preceded in death by her parents, Thad and Francis Sorrell; and her siblings, Virgil Sorrell, Roxie Haik, Polly Taissin and Jenell Sorrell.

Visitation began on Monday, Sept. 16, at Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home at 6 p.m. until 9 p.m., and continued on Tuesday, Sept. 17, from 9 a.m. until the service time of 11 a.m. The Rev. Patrick Magee and Rev. Marcus Rosa officiated and interment was held in the Garden of Peace.

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