Helen L. "MeMe" Denny

Born in Silver Point, TN on March 20, 1921

Departed on August 29, 2012 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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DENNY, Helen L. "MeMe"- Age 91 of Hendersonville formerly of Cookeville passed away on August 28, 2012. MeMe was a very optimistic, resilient woman. She was a mother, grandmother & great-grandmother that was truly devoted to her family. She enjoyed sewing, birds, flowers, cooking, traveling & most of all her family. She was faith based woman that attended church at Hendersonville First United Methodist Church for the last 20 years. She was also a member of The Companion's Class & Love and Concerns Circle. Preceded in death by her husband, John Henry Denny. Survived by her adoring children, Hugh W. Denny Marguerite, Rebecca A. Judy, Jean A. Durchik, David Denny & daughter –in – law, Kathy Denny; 8 grandchildren, Jennifer Duncan Eric, Melinda Higgins Roger, Jannette Morris Barry, Tanya Gilmore Joshua, Susan Lazaro Frank, Nicole Petrosky Alec, Ashley Denny & Rebecca Jean Denny; 8 great-grandchildren; sisters, Jean Trimm & Joan Smith. A Life Celebration will be held 11am Saturday September 8, 2012 at Hendersonville Funeral Home with Pastor Lynn Hinkley officiating. Burial to follow 3:30pm at Cookeville City Cemetery. Honorary Pallbearers will be members of her Companion's Class. Visitation will be 4pm – 8pm Friday September 7, 2012 at HENDERSONVILLE FUNERAL HOME 353 Johnny Cash Pkwy Hendersonville, TN 37075 615 824-3855 springfieldfh.wpengine.com

10 Comments to Helen L. "MeMe" Denny

  1. Dan, Billie and Molly Fidler
    August 31, 2012 12:00 am

    We will always remember meme! We send our love to all the Denny’s.

  2. Marsha K.
    September 1, 2012 12:00 am

    To the entire Denny family,

    We never get over a loss, but we do get through it with the help of the Good Lord and family and friends.

    Please know you’re all in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

    Love,
    Marsha

  3. Debbie Reed Poland
    September 1, 2012 12:00 am

    While we mourn for the loss of a beloved family member, I take comfort in knowing she is with Grandmother, Gerald and Christine. My love and prayers are with you all.

  4. Sarah Poland
    September 3, 2012 12:00 am

    I have very few memories of Aunt Helen but, i do know she was a sweet woman and i will remember her fondly. She will be missed. Love and prayers to all of you!!!

  5. Christy Cotney Debbie's Daughter
    September 4, 2012 12:00 am

    My thoughts and prayers are with all of Sister’s family. May God’s peace that passess all understanding comfort you through the days ahead.

    As Momma Debbie said, we can all find some comfort that Sister has been reunited with Grandmother, Brother & Chris.

    We mourn only for our loss. Sister rejoices for her gain.

  6. Charlie Miller
    September 5, 2012 12:00 am

    Hugh W, Rebecca, Jean, and David The Denny family certainly including your mother and your Dad were and are loved and admired by myself and the rest of The Miller’s. These few words are really inadquate for how I feel about The Denny family. May God bless each and everyone of you.
    Will always remember those good turnip greens from your garden.

  7. Cindy Loftis Winfree
    September 6, 2012 12:00 am

    I am honored that I was previledged to know Mrs. Denny. She always welcomed us children into her home. She was loving and fun to be around and I thought of those times frequently through the passing years. My sincere sympathy goes to you, her family. I will keep each of you close to my heart during this difficult time. Love, Cindy

  8. Lori Picone
    September 7, 2012 12:00 am

    I looked forward to having the pleasure of meeting Meme. Kathy and Ashley spoke of her lovingly. My prayers are with the family at this sad time.

  9. Chuck Freeman
    September 7, 2012 12:00 am

    David & family,
    It’s been a long time since we were neighbors on Jefferson Ave and so my memories of your Mom & Dad are fading but are good ones. You were great neighbors and we had some good times together. Condolences to your family from the Freeman family. You’re in our prayers.

  10. Joyce Adams
    September 7, 2012 12:00 am

    Helen, you were a joy to work with
    at the courthouse back in the 50’s,as was John Henry. I never dreaded going to work because you two made it such a delightful time to be around you.
    Will see you again when the Lord is ready to take me.
    Love much,
    Joyce Adams