Betty B. Sanders Denney, 89, of Wolfe City, passed away peacefully while surrounded by family and friends in Greenville, on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017.
She was a member of the House of Prayer in Greenville for many years. She was born Sunday, Sept. 25, 1927, to Eddie Clifton Sanders and Hermoine Irene Kellum Sanders.
She is survived by her daughter, Rita Denney Pickett and husband Wesley; son, John Robert Denney and wife Vicki; grandchildren, Wesley Joel Picket II, Jeremy Robert Denney and Joshua Robert Denney and wife Ashton; four great-grandchildren, Julia Nicole Pickett, Jaxon Robert Denney, Avery Piper Denney and Alexa Rae Denney; and numerous nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Denney on May 17, 2004, after 60 years of marriage; parents; siblings, Peggy Wynell Woodruff, E.C. Sanders, Billy K. Sanders and Faye Sanders Holt; great-grandson, Wesley Joel Pickett III; and two nephews, James Don Woodruff and Joe Douglas Sanders.
Service will be private, by invitation only Saturday, Feb. 4, at R.W. Owens and Son Funeral Home in Wolfe City. Interment will follow at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Wolfe City.
Published on February 2, 2017