Thetta Virginia Denney

Published 8:35 am Monday, May 1, 2017

Thetta Virginia Denney


Thetta Virgina (Hawkins) Denney, 93 of Crab Orchard , passed away Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the Ephraim McDowell Hospital in Danville. She was the widow of Loles Denney who preceded her in death on November 23, 2002. Thetta was born in Isom, Virginia on August 30, 1923 to the late Bessie Genola Lane Hawkins & John Horace Hawkins. She was a member of the New Hope First Church of God. She loved her family to the uttermost and she enjoyed cooking, vegatable canning, sewing, quilting and making china dolls.

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Survivors Include:

Joan Deatherage of Stanford

Leora Sullivan of Shallotte, North Carolina

Janavie and Husband James Combs of Bardstown

Hess and Wife Lawanda Denney of Lexington

Hisle Denney of Lawrenceburg

Joy Brooks of Covington

Kathy and Husband Doug Havens of Lexington

Gregory Denney of Crab Orchard

Lane and Wife Cindy Denney of Lexington

29 Grandchildren, 55 Great Grandchildren and 32 Great Great Grandchildren

One Sister: Loretta Conners of Science Hill

In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a Son, Berlon Clinton Denney, a Grandson, Terry Milton Deatherage, Two Great Granddaughters, Breanna and Megan, a Sister, Clara Cantrell, Ten Brothers, Columbus, David, Cossie, Acy, George, Emory, Billy, Delbert, Elmer and Felmer Hawkins.

Funeral Date & Time: 11:00 AM on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 at McKnight Funeral Home Chapel

Place of Services: McKnight Funeral Home Chapel

Minister: Dr. J. Harold Harness

Place of Burial: Sophus Cemetery at Broughtontown

Visitation will be from 5-9 PM on Monday, May 1, 2017 at McKnight Funeral Home

Pallbearers Include: Chuck and Daniel Deatherage, Sean and Blake Denney, Shane and Mike Havens, Butch Sullivan and Keith Lewis

Her Grandsons will be Honorary Pallbearers