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James T. Dennis


1928 - 2012 | Obituary Condolences
James Thomas Dennis, 83, retired Army major general, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away peacefully at home on Friday, Feb. 3, 2012. Service: 3 p.m. Tuesday at Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Chapel. Interment: Bluebonnet Hills Memorial Park. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home. James "Jake" was born Oct. 14, 1928, in O'Donnell. He was a self- made man who retired federally recognized, with the rank of major general in the Army National Guard and was appointed adjutant general of the State of Texas. Jake also retired from American Airlines with 39 years. Jake and loving wife, Mavis, raised their daughters in Bedford where Mavis still resides. He will forever be missed and loved by all who knew him. Special thanks to our friend, Monica Boateng. Survivors: Wife, Mavis Dennis; daughters, Sherrie and husband, Steve Reider, Dena and husband, John McDaniel; grandchildren, Stephanie Lyons, Ryan McDaniel, Erin Reider and Leslie Caban; great-grandchildren, James Lyons and Shawn Reider; sister, Ida Nell Parish; brother, Wilbert Dennis.
Published in Star-Telegram on Feb. 5, 2012
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