Funeral services for Monnie Laverne Denton, 62, of Timpson and formerly of Lufkin will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday April 13, 2011, at Dickie Allen Funeral Home in Cushing with the Rev. Kenneth Reynolds officiating. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Denton died Friday, April 8, 2011, in Nacogdoches. She was born July 22, 1948, in Nacogdoches, Texas, to George and George Ann Furra Denton. She had lived most of her life in Nacogdoches and Lufkin and was a member of the Clawson Assembly of God. Monnie was first and foremost a mother and homemaker and had also worked as a nurse's aide. She was preceded in death by her parents; son, Ricky McBride; grandson, Jonathan Taylor Broomfield; sisters, Mary Lucas and Clarice Denton; and brothers, Edward, Melton, Vernon, Maurice and Rob Denton. Survivors include daughters Daphne Barker of Bullard, Texas, Dione Clary of Bryan, Texas, and Lorina Broomfield of Tenaha, Texas; son, Curtis W. Brown of Timpson, Texas; brother, Johnnie Denton of Nacogdoches, Texas; sisters, Ola Ware of Nacogdoches, Texas, Olene Yates of Nacogdoches, Texas, and Bobbie McClemore of San Augustine, Texas; 11 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren Pallbearers will be Curtis Brown, Archie Clary, Joshua Barker, Shaun Barker, Christopher Barker, Adon Clary, Keith Cubbit and John Broomfield. Honorary pallbearers will be Ahammed Hashim ,Gary Barker, James Broomfield, Karl Broomfield and Little John Broomfield. Visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m. Tuesday April 12, 2011, at the funeral home in Cushing. Dickie Allen Funeral Home, Cushing, Texas.
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Published in The Daily Sentinel on Apr. 12, 2011