Phyllis Elaine Denton
Phyllis Elaine Denton
  • June 12, 1929 - July 30, 2017
  • Douglasville, Georgia

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Mrs. Phyllis Elaine Denton, age 88, of Douglasville, GA passed away from Pulmonary Fibrosis on Sunday, July 30, 2017 in the home of her daughter Deanna M. Denton. She was born June 12, 1929 in Grand Island, NE. She raised her family in Appleton, WI. She enjoyed painting, drawing, writing stories, playing the piano, organ and the harmonica and she was an avid reader.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Donald L. Denton, her parents Neils and Myrtle (Swain) Christensen, grandparents Cora (Taylor) and Charles “Benton” Swain, her siblings Albert Christensen, Doris (Christensen) Tillman, Clayton Christensen and Dorothy (Christensen) Hoernke, and two sons Dale E. and Don P. Denton.

Surviving her is her daughter Deanna M. “Dani” Denton, granddaughter Mrs. Lisa M. Lindsay, and two great granddaughters Samantha A. Eagen in Douglasville, GA and Tonya D. Denton in Tujunga, CA.

The family will receive friends at the Rosehaven Funeral Home in Douglasville, GA on Wednesday, August 2 from 1-3 pm with service following at 3 pm. She will be interned at Highland Memorial Cemetery, Appleton, WI with a second viewing there on Saturday, August 5 from 12-2 pm with a service at 2 pm in the chapel.

Arrangements by: Whitley-Garner at Rosehaven Funeral Home, Douglasville, GA 30134, 770-942-4246 and Wichmann Funeral Home, Appleton, WI, 920-739-1231.