Mary Lee Dennis (1918 - 2018)

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Okeechobee - Mary Lee Dennis died June 20, 2018. She was born Sept. 25, 1918 in Dublin, Ga. to the late Nathaniel Jackson and Lizzie Coney. She held the position of President of the Usher Board for many years at Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, where she was a faithful member.
Mrs. Dennis was preceded in death by her husband, Horace Dennis, Sr.; son, Freddie McKinnon; daughters, Alberta Josey, Nadean Dixon, and Mary Etta Walker.
She is survived by her sons, Horace Dennis, Jr., of Tennessee, Vonnis Dennis, of Okeechobee, Clarence Dennis, of Okeechobee, John Dennis, of Ft. Pierce, James Dennis, of Ohio, and Eugene Dennis, of Okeechobee; daughters, Betty Kinsey, of Dublin, Ga., and Atha Dean Dennis, of Okeechobee; and a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great -grandchildren.
Visitation will be 4 to 6 p.m., Monday, June 25, 2018 at Buxton & Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home and also 10 a.m. until services at 11 a.m. Tuesday, June 26, 2018 at Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church, 1057 NE 14th Avenue, Okeechobee, Florida 34972. Pastor Maurice Alexander will be officiating. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery.
Those wishing to leave a message of condolence may sign the register book at,
All arrangements are entrusted to the direction and care of the Buxton & Bass Okeechobee Funeral Home, 400 North Parrott Avenue, Okeechobee, Florida, 34972.

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400 North Parrott Avenue
Okeechobee, FL 34972
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Published in NewsZapFL on June 24, 2018