Funeral services for Mr. Denney will be conducted on Sunday, September 23, 2012, at 3 p.m. from the Franklin United Methodist Church with the Reverends Brett Mathews and Brian Jackson and grandson Brandon Langley officiating. The interment will follow in the Franklin City Cemetery.
The family will receive guests at the Tom Stutts and Son Funeral Home Saturday evening from 6 to 8 p.m.
Mr. Denney was born on September 27, 1923, the son of the late Lula Mae Stephens Denney and Lonza Wilburn Denney. He served his country honorably in the United States Army during WWII. For his gallantry he received the Bronze Star, Combat Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign WWII Medal, World War II Victory Medal, Combat Infantry Badge, Expert Rifle Badge, Sniper Medallion, Purple Heart, and the Europe-Africa WWII Medal. He attended West Georgia A& M.
He married the love of his life, Myra Adams Denney on September 11, 1948, and they lived a very happy life for sixty-four years. For most of his adult life he was employed by the Southern Guarantee Insurance Company where he was a field representative. “Mr. Webster” was a much beloved member of the Franklin, Heard County, Community. For many years he served as the Heard County Clerk of Court; as mayor of Franklin for two years; served on the Chattahoochee-Flint Board and was a was a Mason.
He and Miss. Myra enjoyed traveling the world with their friends, Jackie and Talmadge Davis. He was a man of great integrity. He will be greatly missed.
He is survived by his wife, Myra Adams Denney of Carrollton, Ga.; two daughters, Sharon Frost (Charlie) and Pam Rogers (Joel), all of Franklin, Ga.; one son Larry Denney (Candi) of Roopville, Ga.; grandchildren, Brandon and Cindy Langley, Pam and Charles Wright, Tara and David Neighbors, Jay and Amy Denney, Jared Rogers, and Jake and Lori Rogers; brother, Verlyn Denney of Thomasville, Ga.; sister-in-law, Helen Stephens and Wilma and G.B Duckworth; seven grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
Tom Stutts and Son Funeral Home, Franklin.