Joanne Penney Parten, 83 of Groesbeck, passed away on March 19, 2019 at Parkview Regional Hospital in Mexia. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Corley-Porter Funeral Home in Mexia with Reverend Bill Wright, Sr. officiating. Interment will be in the Prairie Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at Corley-Porter Funeral Home from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon.
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Joanne was born September 1, 1935 in Kerens, Texas to Floyd and Jessie Belle Thompson Penney. She served as a greeter at the Mexia Wal-Mart before retiring.
Joanne was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Joe Lloyd Parten and son, Glenn Ross Jester. She is survived by her son, Clayton Allen Parten of Groesbeck; daughter, Lorra Sue Newman & husband Robin of Mt. Pleasant; son, Davis Jester of Houston; daughter-in-law, Stephanie Parten of Groesbeck and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.