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Funeral service for Ms. Merdis Denson will be held at 10 AM Friday, October 14, 2016 at Choctaw Missionary Baptist Church with Bro. Raymond Johnson, Jr. and Rev. Shelly Peoples officiating. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 5 PM Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at Choctaw Missionary Baptist Church. John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.

Ms. Denson, 77, passed away on Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at her home. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Fred Denson; mother, Valeria Sockey; sisters, Jeanette Willis and Delores Cicile Sockey.

Survivors include her daughters, Sindy Ann Lewis and SanPella Jefferson; son, Dudley Denson, Sr.; sisters, Catherine Frances Bolin and Sadie Ruth Wilson; brothers, Elvin James Sockey and Clyde Arnold Sockey; 7 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers: Andrew Sockey, Marcus Sockey, Rodrick Sockey, Peter Sockey, Isaac Sockey and Deron Wilson.

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