BARDWELL — Edith Ford Denton, of Bardwell, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013, one day before her 84th birthday, at Baptist Health Paducah.
She was a lifelong member of Bardwell Baptist Church and a resident of Bardwell most of her adult life.
She graduated from Bardwell High School in 1947 and married her husband of 64 years, Billy W. Denton, that same year.
Mrs. Denton worked for a short time for the Kentucky Department of Human Resources in Bardwell and also the Carlisle County Journal newspaper.
She is survived by one daughter, Sherri Hall and husband Bill of Arlington; son, Steve Denton and wife Debra of Clarksville, Tenn.; four grandchildren, Mandy Gruber and husband Darren of Bardwell, Brian Denton and wife Shelley of Mt. Juliet, Tenn., Jay Hall and fianceĂŠ Elisha Wooten of Arlington, and Sam Denton of Columbus; five great-grandchildren; sister, Mildred Clayton of Bardwell; two nephews; and one niece.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jesse and Nettie Adair Ford; husband, Billy W. Denton; brother, Craig Ford; and one niece.
Funeral services for Edith Ford Denton will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, July 26, 2013, at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Bardwell with Bro. David Hardy officiating.
Burial will follow in Roselawn Cemetery in Bardwell.
Friends may call after 10 a.m. Friday at the funeral home.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to: Bardwell Baptist Church, P.O. Box 147, Bardwell, KY 42023.
You may leave a message of sympathy or light a candle at www.milnerandorr.com.