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Thurman Dennis Hennessee

1932 - 2016 Obituary Condolences Flowers
Thurman Dennis Hennessee Thurman Dennis Hennessee went to be with the Lord early Monday morning in his home in Nice, CA, at the age of 84. A Funeral Service will be held at Chapel of the Lakes Mortuary on Saturday, December 10, 2016, at 11 a.m. with visitation prior to the service starting at 9 a.m. Dennis was born March 14, 1932, in Dunlap, TN, to Alexander Hennessee and Roberta White. He spent 33 years with Lockheed Martin, where he once saved the company millions by stopping a doomed launch in the nick of time. As a thank you for this catch, Dennis was given an "Outstanding Achievement Award" by the head of the company in 1966. Dennis enjoyed his retirement playing golf, poker, bingo, crushing it at pool and fishing at Blue Lakes. Dennis split his time between his Nice, CA, home and winters in Mesa, AZ. In Mesa, he was honored with a plaque attesting to his pool playing skills. He loved dancing, participating in plays and taking cruises. Dennis is survived by his wife, Leona Hennessee; son, David Hennessee; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Dennis was preceded in death by his daughter, Pamela Jean Crooks, and son, Richard Allen Hennessee. Flowers can be sent to Chapel of The Lakes Mortuary at 1625 North High Street, Lakeport, CA, 95453. For further information please contact Chapel of the Lakes Mortuary at 707-263-0357 or 994-5611 or visit chapelofthelakes.com. Share your memo-ries by signing the guestbook at www.legacy.com
Published in Lake County Record-Bee from Dec. 3 to Dec. 9, 2016
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