Thursday, March 16, 2006

Joe Denney, 75, of Purdy, passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2006, at Cox-Monett Hospital.

He was born Aug. 29,1930, in berryville, Ark., to the late Roy and Lula Clifton Denney. He married Nina Rose Prier in 1950, and she survives. He was retired from Mid American Dairyman and from Cabool Transport. He attended First Assembly of god in Purdy.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Ruth Denney.

Survivors include: his wife; two daughters, Sharon Sater, of Cassville, and Sally Richards, of Purdy; one son, Joel Denney, of Columbia; three brothers, Leroy Denney, of Springfield, Kenneth Denney, of Olathe, Kan., and James Denney, of Verona; five grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.

Services were held Saturday at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home, with Rev. Doyle Russell and Rev. Eddie Kendall officiating, followed by interment in Arnhart Cemetery, near Purdy.

Memorial contributions may be made to Gideon's or to First Assembly of God in Purdy.