Dateline: January 31, 2008

W.C. Dennis, 87, of Memphis, died Saturday, January 26, 2008, in Clarendon.

Services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 29, 2008, at the First Baptist Church with Pastor Mack Tomlinson, officiating and Rev. Daniel Downey and Rev. Darrel Burton, assisting. Burial followed in Fairview Cemetery under the direction of Hughs Funeral Home in Memphis.

W.C. was born on January 25, 1921, in Memphis to the late Mr. L.O. Dennis and Mrs. Carrie Foster Dennis. He was a lifelong resident of Memphis and was a member of the First Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Bennie Dennis, and one sister, Ardis Vallance.

He is survived by two nephews, Richard Vallance and wife Kay of Amarillo; Eddie Dennis of Dallas; three nieces, Cherrye Howard of Clarendon; Dolfia Hearn and husband Billy of Montgomery; Linda Tomlinson and husband Mack of Denton; a sister-in-law, Fleta Dennis Hunt of North Richland Hills; 14 great nieces and nephews; 24 great-great nieces and nephews; and 21 great-great-great nieces and nephews.

The family suggests memorials be to Fairview Cemetery, P.O. Box 265, Memphis TX, 79245 or Medical Center Nursing Home, 10 Medical Center Dr., Clarendon, TX 79226.

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