Lynda Denham


Lynda Denham, 74, Cleveland, passed away at home on Wednesday, March 22, 2023.

She was a beloved daughter, mother and grandmother.

Lynda was an auction loving, yard sale hunting, “a sucker for a good sale.” She had the biggest heart for helping others and an incredible faith. A lover of all animals and children. She will forever be missed.

She was preceded in death by her father, Clarence Hawkins; former husband, R.C. Denham; brother, Steven Hawkins; and grandsons, Andrew Malone, Zachary Lorency and Ryan Schwartz.

Survivors include her mother, Della Russell (Matt) of Ocoee; former husband, Terry Thompson; children, Melissa Lane (Scott) of Cleveland, James Giles (Joy), Brian Thompson (Celeste) of Cleveland, and Rosie Shope (Ryan); grandchildren, Patrick Brown, Ethan Lane, James Thompson, Jeremiah Thompson, Cassidy and Emily Shope and Sarah Turner; and six great-grandchildren.

Lynda’s memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2023, at 3 p.m. at Serenity of Cleveland Funeral Home & Cremation Services with the Rev. Paul Fox officiating.

A gathering of her family and friends will be held on Saturday from 2 to 3 p.m. prior to the service.



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