Judy M. Denton, 79, a longtime resident of Cleveland, went home to be with the Lord Thursday morning, April 15, 2021, after a long battle with cancer.
She was born April 9, 1942, to the late Fred and Gladys Harris.
Judy enjoyed reading her Bible, going to the beach, and most of all spending time with her family and friends.
Her favorite role in life was just being a mother and “Mamaw.” She shared her Christian faith with everyone she knew.
In addition to her parents, Judy was preceded in death by her husband and best friend of 59 years, Bob Denton; son, Bobby Denton; and her grandson, Tanner Cline.
Judy was loved by her family and leaves behind to cherish her memory her children: Penny and Curtis Cline, Terry and Michelle Denton, Randy and Tracy Denton; grandchildren: Joshua and Jennifer Denton, Holly and Brandon Edwards, Colby and Leslie Denton, and Bradley Denton; four great-grandchildren: McKenna Denton, and Carter, Cate and Claire Edwards; one sister, Slyvilla Smith and her husband, Johnny; special sisters-in-law: Vivian Virostek, Joyce Silver, and Sherry Carpenter; and several nieces, nephews and many precious friends.
A Celebration of Judy’s life will be conducted today, April 18, 2021, at 3 p.m.. at the Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services, North Ocoee Chapel, with the Rev. Donnie Jenkins officiating.
Interment will follow in the Sunset Memorial Gardens with Walter Buckner, Doug Cline, Chris Evans, Josh Hall, Keith Hall, Ralph Haney, Billy Smith and Steve Smith will serve as casket bearers. Honorary casket bearer will be Mark Gregg.
The family will receive friends from 1to 3 p.m. today at the funeral home.
You may share your condolences and your memories with the Denton family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com. For family and friends who cannot attend the service, you may watch the service by livestream by clicking the following link. https://view.oneroomstreaming.com/authorise.php?k=1618606408111104
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