Doris Jean Denton, 86, of Heavener was born Nov. 5, 1932 in Bates, Arkansas to Buford and Myrtle (Goss) Winters and passed away Jan. 1, 2019 in Heavener.
Funeral service is Friday at 10 a.m. at the Trinity Baptist Church in Heavener with Bro. Joe Haydon Hall officiating. Burial will follow in Heavener Memorial Park, under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener.
Doris was a long-time resident of the area, a beautician for 42 years, and a member of Trinity Baptist Church. Doris loved spending time with her family and friends. Doris was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend. She will be missed by all who loved and knew her. Doris loved gardening, cooking, and baking bread for friends.
She is survived by one daughter Jeanne Mead and husband Bobby of Heavener; two sons Dwight Denton of California, and Dennis Denton and wife Pam of Alaska; one daughter-in-law, Susan Tolbert, of Poteau; seven grandchildren Tonya Cheek and husband Rodney, Clint Pebsworth,
Jason Tolbert, Taylor Shockley and husband Taylor, Robert Mead and wife Misty, Eric Mead and companion Jennifer, and Austin Mead and wife Katie; 11 great-grandchildren Makayla Manley and husband Tyler, Carson and Gannon Cheek, Lydia Pebsworth, Treven and Holden Shockley, Addsion Mead, Hailey Mead, Shay Scott, Christian Scott and Greyson Mead; and several other relatives and a host of friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ray Denton; and one son, Stanley Tolbert.
Pallbearers are Clint Pebsworth, Rodney Cheek, Robert Mead, Eric Mead, Austin Mead, Carson Cheek, Gannon Cheek and Jason Tolbert.
Honorary pallbearers are James McMillan, Eddie Olive, Elmer Nixon, Roger Cheek, Gary Youree and Adam Blaylock
Viewing is Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the funeral home.
The family will have visitation with friends on Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church in Heavener.
To sign Mrs. Denton’s online guestbook please visit www.dowdenrobertsfuneralhome.com.
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