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Michael ‘Mickey’ Denton (05-05-2017)
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Funeral services for Michael
“Mickey” Denton of
Farmerville, were held at
3 p.m. on Sunday, April 30,
2017 at Farmerville Church
of Christ with Jerry Keene
and Larry White officiating.
Arrangements were
under the direction of
Farrar Funeral Home in
Mr. Denton, 72, went to
his heavenly home on April
28, 2017. He was an avid gun
collector, loved to garden
and was especially known
for his watermelons. He enjoyed
operating his bulldozers,
tractors and providing
service to his customers.
He owned and operated Denton Farms Tractors and
Implements, LLC. Mickey was a loving husband, father,
grandfather and friend to all. He was on various boards
and committees while serving as a welding instructor at
the Vo-Tech. He was also a farmer, business owner and
auxiliary deputy. He will be remembered as a very generous,
caring and loving soul.
He was preceded in death by: His parents, J.A. and Neva
Rockett Denton.
Left to cherish his memory are: His loving wife of 52
years, Pam Denton of Farmerville; two daughters – Lisa
Denton Harper and Mandy Denton Kennedy and husband
Gary, all of Farmerville; a brother, Lane Denton and wife
Louise of Farmerville; three sisters – Peggy Sehon and
husband George “Bub” of Marion, Sherry Farrington of
Farmerville and Debbie Williams and husband Robbie of
El Dorado; two grandchildren – Paige Mabry and husband
Tyler and Chasen Kennedy; one great grandchild, Adalyn
Mabry; very special in-laws, Pat and Charles Terral, Mary
and Von Freeman, Gary and Rachael Tucker and Tommy
and Donna Tucker; as well as many other relatives and
Pallbearers were Tyler Mabry, Mike Estes, Dustin Freeman,
David Aldridge, David Gaar and Mitch Tucker. Honorary
pallbearers were Lee Royce and Bonnie Alford, Jo
Ann and Leslie Spigener, George and Mary Ann Cothran,
Faye Thomas and Elta Knight.
Visitation was held from 1:30-3 p.m. on Sunday, April
30, 2017, at Farmerville Church of Christ from 1:30 – 3:00
p.m. with service immediately following.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research
Hospital or the Meals on Wheels program of the Union
Parish Council on Aging.