Dateline: February 25, 2010

Dorris Jo Denney, 81, died Monday, February 15, 2010, in Houston.

Services were held at 1 p.m. on Friday, February 19, 2010, in the Clarendon Church of Christ with Eddie Hankins, officiating. Burial followed at Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon. Services were under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon.

Dorris was born August 21, 1928, to William Edgar and Jocie Lea Worley Bolton in, Blum, Hill County, Texas. She married Marshall Denney on October 2, 1943 in Hagerman, New Mexico. She had been a resident of Lubbock before moving to Clarendon 35 years ago. She loved to crochet, quilt, and was a great homemaker. She was faithful member of the Clarendon Church of Christ.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, James and Wayne Bolton; and a sister, Joyce Brown.
Survivors include her husband, Marshall Denney of Clarendon; three sons, Tyra Joe Denney of Lindsay, Calif., Carl Gene Denney of Clarendon, and Larry Earnest Denney of Grand Junction, Co.; two daughters, Marsha Lea Albert of Dalhart and Debborah Kay Spohn of Bakersfield, Calif.; three brothers, Rusty Bolton of Visali, Calif., Herbert Lee Bolton of Santa Maria, Calif., and Royce Bolton of Waco; 16 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-granddaughter.
The family requests that memorials be to the Clarendon Church of Christ Mission Fund, P.O. Box 861, Clarendon, TX 79226.

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