Lena Maxine (Wilson) Pennell

Born: Fri., Mar. 23, 1934
Died: Sun., Jul. 8, 2018


Graveside Service

10:00 AM Sat., Aug. 18, 2018
Location: Trenton Masonic Cem


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Maxine Pennell, an 84 year old Trenton, MO resident, passed away at 4:31 p.m., Sunday, July 8, 2018 at Wright Memorial Hospital in Trenton.
Graveside memorial services are scheduled for 10:00 a.m., Saturday, August 18, 2018 at the Trenton, Masonic Cemetery.  Memorial donations are suggested to the Women’s Shelter and may be left with or mailed to Whitaker Eads Funeral Home.
Lena Maxine Pennell was born March 23, 1934 in Trenton, MO to Howard and Bessie Rose (Brees) Wilson.  She graduated from Trenton High School and on September 14, 1952 she was united in marriage to Pat Ross Pennell.  From 1968 until 2003 they resided in Denver, CO.  She returned to Trenton in 2003.  Maxine enjoyed volunteering in the community and spent a lot of her time volunteering with the Women’s Shelter and Head Start.  In her younger years Maxine traveled extensively.  She enjoyed cooking, reading, bowling, playing cards with friends and family, knitting, and helping others.
Surviving relatives include her daughter Janet Alderton of Highland Ranch, CO, sons Tim Pennell and wife Maria of Spain, and Jeff Pennell of Westminster, CO, sisters Mildred Pendlay of Trenton, and Madeline Collins of Kansas City, MO, seven grandchildren; Katie Pennell, Megan Linhoff, Matthew Alderton, Max Alderton, Molly Alderton, Jennifer Pennell, and Michael Pennell, and three great grandchildren Alejandra Pennell, Alicia Pennell, and Lila Linhoff.
Those preceding her in death include her parents, husband, son Thomas Michael Pennell, and sisters Marceline Brown, Marian Seaman, and Martha Kidd.

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Deanna and Bob Anthony
   Posted Sat July 14, 2018
Bob and I send our love and thoughts to Maxine's family. Maxine was a wonderful, caring person. I was happy to have known her.

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