Dana Denny Simonsen, 46, of South Chesterfield, passed away on Saturday, June 28, 2014.

Born in Hopewell, Va., she is the daughter of Randall and Rebecca Denny, and was preceded in death by her brother, Bruce Denny. In addition to the love of her family, she loved her pets, Shandy, Genie, Jake, Opal, Onyx, Rockie, Stinky and others. She also loved composing, writing and listening to music, especially Joe Walsh and "The Eagles.

She is survived by her brother, Scott Denny; husband, Kai Simonsen; and extended family, including, Ronnie Walker Jr.; Dustin Walker and Casey Thomas and daughter, Ashlynn; Austin Simonsen and Sara Richardson and son, James; and Kelci Simonsen; parents; and numerous nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends.

A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, July 7, 2014, at Wesley United Methodist Church, 2901 Norfolk St., Hopewell, VA 23860, with the Rev. Steven Vornov officiating. The family would like to invite guests to a reception following the service. Interment will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to the , or the Humane Society in Dana's memory. The family is being served by the Hopewell Chapel of J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Service. Condolences may be registered at www.jtmorriss.com.

Funeral Home

J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home, Inc. - Hopewell Chapel
820 West Broadway Avenue Hopewell, VA 23860
(804) 458-8516

Published in The Progress-Index on July 3, 2014