Funeral services for Mrs. Mildred Hensley Dennis, 87, of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 2 P.M. on Saturday,
October 7, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home.
Burial will follow in the Welch Cemetery in the New Salem
community of Jackson County, Tennessee.
The family will receive friends Friday from 6 – 9 P.M. and
Saturday from 10 A.M. until time of services at Anderson –
Upper Cumberland Funeral Home.
Mrs. Dennis passed away on Thursday, October 5, 2006, at the
Cumberland River Hospital in Celina, TN.
She was born July 6, 1919, in Jackson County, Tennessee, to
the late Wade & Maggie Hensley. She was married to the late
Cordell Dennis, who passed away on August 6, 1974.
She was a homemaker and a member of the New Salem Church
She was preceded in death by her husband: Cordell
Dennis; her parents: Wade & Maggie Hensley; 1 Son: Jack
Stanley Dennis; 1 Grandson: Scotty Lee Dennis; 4 Brothers:
Dewey Hensley, Cordell Hensley, William A. Hensley, and an
infant brother; and 2 Sisters: Lola B. Henson and Ara D.
Survivors include 2 Sons: Bobby W. (Jean) Dennis of
Gainesboro, TN and Billy M. (Linda) Dennis of Gainesboro, TN;
1 Daughter: June (Gene) Smith of Celina, TN; and 9
Grandchildren: Debbie Buckner, Denise McDowell, Dale
Dennis, Danny Smith, Lisa Rich, Gina Key, Steve Dennis,
Jeanetta Dennis, and Bradley Dennis. 14 Great-
Grandchildren, 1 Great-Great Grandchild, 1 Step Great-
Great Grandchild, and several nieces and nephews also
Bro. Larry Rhoten will officiate at the services.
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