She was the oldest living member of White Oak Baptist Church, where she was a member most of her life.
She was preceded in death by husband, Ben C. Denton Sr.; parents, Jefferson Davis L. Cheek and Eliza Janette Jenkins Cheek; son, Ben Denton Jr.; daughters: Hazel LeRoy, Charlotte Denton, Ruth Blackburn and Katherine Hysinger.
She is survived by her daughters: Barbara Ballinger of Cleveland and Brenda Herron of Henderson, Ky.; 12 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; 16 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Nancy Jenkins of Edgewater, Fla.; and brother, J.D. Cheek of Cleveland and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. today, Oct, 28, 2012, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with the Revs. Matthew Williams and David Rollins officiating.
Interment will follow in Fort Hill Cemetery with Brandon Couch, Chris Couch, Blake Wilcox, Clint Ballinger, Casey Dobson and Nathan Williams as pallbearers.
The service will conclude with a white dove release ceremony.
The family will receive friends from noon to 3 p.m. today at the funeral home.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the family guest book at www.ralphbuckner.com.