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Obit – Mr. Michael Denney

A loving, caring, and devoted, father, grandfather, brother, and friend, Mr. Michael Denney, has entered into eternal rest at the age of 66 and will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

Mr. Denney went to his heavenly home at 5:50 a.m. Tuesday morning November 21, 2023 at the Riverview Regional Medical Center in Carthage where he was admitted Friday afternoon November 17th following a battle with cancer.

Mr. Denney is at the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home. A service of remembrance to celebrate his life will be conducted from the Braden United Methodist Church in Carthage on Saturday afternoon December 2nd with the former pastor Rev. Willie Cameron the officiant.

The Denney family will receive friends only on Saturday December 2nd from 12 noon until the “Journey of Remembrance” at 1 p.m. at the church.

Born Michael Angelo Denney in Lebanon on April 24, 1957 to the late Hattie Mai Denney, who died July 22, 1970, he was reared by his grandparents, the late Herman Edward and Lela Denney.

Mr. Denney was preceded in death by three brothers, Eugene Pitts, Edward Pitts and Aaron Denney.

He was united in marriage on November 1, 2002 to the former Ramona Sadler.

Mr. Denney attended the Wilson County High School through the eleventh grade.

For several years Mr. Denney was a floor technician at the Riverview Regional Medical Center and for a few years before his death he was involved in construction.

He was a dedicated member and worker in the Braden United Methodist Church in Carthage.

Left to mourn his passing in addition to his wife Ramona is his daughter, Crystal Sadler Grisham and husband Nathan of Gordonsville; step-daughter, Lakeshia Brooks of Lebanon, four siblings, Carol Denney of Nashville, Larry Pitts and wife Angie and Craig Pitts and wife Tonita all of Lebanon, Shelia Davis and husband George of Nashville; five grandchildren, Jamya Branch, Bryson Grisham, Alexander Brooks, Vallem and Jackson Grisham; devoted in-laws, Joyce Sadler of Carthage, Jacqueline Sadler of Nashville, Chris Sadler of Carthage; and he leaves also to mourn his passing a host of nieces and nephews and other relatives and friends.


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