Tommy Dwayne Fondren, of Lorenzo, passed away on August 14, 2018. Family and friends will gather to celebrate his life of 88 years with a graveside service on Friday, August 17, 2018, at 2 p.m. at Estacado Cemetery. Visit www.memorialdesigners.net, where you may leave memories and expressions of sympathy for his family.
He was born at home on March 23, 1930 to T. Tom and Gladys Fondren in Estacado, TX. He attended school in Lorenzo. On November 4, 1961 he married Peggy Womble at the Southcrest Baptist Church in Lubbock, TX. They were blessed with one daughter, Leslye. Tommy and Peggy lived in Lorenzo. Tommy worked as a farmer, rancher and owned his own fertilizer and crop dusting business. He proudly served his country in the US Air Force and was actively involved in the Lorenzo community. He served as a two-term mayor of the city and as president of the Plains Cotton Growers.
Tommy is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Peggy; daughter, Leslye; and younger brother. He is survived by numerous nieces and nephews; cousins, and brothers and sisters in-law; and many life-long friends. He will be deeply missed.