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Iris Inez Denton
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Birth: Feb. 19, 1918
Death: Feb. 13, 2009

Iris Inez 'Minnie' Denton, 90, of Bulls Gap, Tenn., died on Friday, Feb. 13, 2009, at Takoma Regional Hospital.

She was a retired nurse and a member of Community Baptist Church in Bluff City, Tenn.

Survivors include her daughter, Betty L. Martin of Bulls Gap; her son and daughter-in-law, William M. and Sharon Denton of Bluff City; six grandsons, William Shelton Jeffcoat, Kenneth E. Jeffcoat, Douglas L. Martin, David L. Martin, Kevin Denton and William M. Denton Jr.; three granddaughters, Tracy A. Soileau, Cindy L. Gilley and April Hensley; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; two brothers, Darwin Pippin of Andalusia, Ala., and Charles Pippin of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; numerous nieces and nephews; her special friends, Dr. Stephen Chirelli, Jan Leffers, chaplain of Takoma Regional Hospital; the nursing staff of the third floor at Takoma Regional Hospital; and special friend, Randy Gilley, who was there through all the tough times.

She was the daughter of the late James L. and Daisy Infinger Pippin, and was preceded in death by her husband, Lawson M. Denton; two brothers, William Lance Pippin and Jack L. Pippin.

Graveside funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009, with Rev. Charles Key officiating at Pleasant Rest Cemetary, located on Overstreet Cemetery Road, Mexico Beach, Fla. Mrs. Denton's grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

The family will receive friends from 4 to 7 p.m. CST today at Heritage Funeral Home. Online condolences may be sent to the Denton family at

Heritage Funeral Home
247 N. Tyndall Parkway
Panama City, Fla.
Iris I. Denton: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) Death Record
Name: Iris I. Denton
State of Issue: Florida
Date of Birth: Tuesday February 19, 1918
Date of Death: Friday February 13, 2009
Est. Age at Death: 90 years, 11 months, 25 days
Confirmation: Verified
Last known residence:
City: Bluff City
County: Sullivan
State: Tennessee
ZIP Code: 37618
Latitude: 36.4507
Longitude: -82.1923

Family links: 
  James Lambert Pippin (1885 - 1964)
  Daisy Inez Infinger Pippin (1894 - 1973)
  Lawson M. Denton (1917 - 1982)*
  Iris Inez Denton (1918 - 2009)
  James Lambert Pippin (1920 - 1921)*
*Calculated relationship
Pleasant Rest Cemetery
Gulf County
Florida, USA
Created by: David Woody
Record added: Feb 15, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 33882116
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So sorry for your loss, I came across this while looking for Shelton Jeffcoat that use to live in Homestead, Florida and had an Uncle named Bill Denton.
- Diane Gemmill Carman
 Added: Sep. 3, 2012
Her goal as a nurse was to provide a healing touch. She communicated concern and understanding along with the prescribed treatment and compassionate nursing to all her patients. She rest in peace to a job well done.
- David Woody
 Added: May. 3, 2012

- Krissay
 Added: May. 16, 2011

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