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Dorothy Diana Denton
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Dorothy “Diana” Denton, 76 of Oakland City, IN, passed away October 13, 2023, with her daughters by her side at Linda E. White Hospice House in Evansville, IN.
Diana was born on June 13, 1947, in Petersburg, IN to the late Kenneth Reed and Bessie Reed Young of Ayrshire, IN. She was a 1965 graduate of Winslow High School and worked for Farbest foods for 32 years. Diana was a hardworking, dedicated, mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She enjoyed spending time with her family, games with her grandkids, family outings, camping, movies, and anything to do with Elvis Presley. Diane was the world’s #1 Elvis fan and loved flowers, especially sunflowers.
Diana is survived by her husband of 57 years, Donald; a son, Darrin, of Oakland City, IN; two daughters, Kimberly, of Princeton, IN and Julie (Nick) Sterczer of Francisco, IN; two brothers, Kenny (Nellie) Reed of Washington, IN, and Jim (Sherida) Reed of Oakland City, IN; two sisters, Deedira Bockhold of Garden Grove, California, and Patty Young of Evansville, IN; grandchildren, Destany (Jesse) Davis, Selina (Jeremy) Denton, Kyndall (Noah), Kayden, Kaleb, and Kohlman Sterczer, Braydon Jenkins, and great-grandchildren, Brianna and Kamden, and many nieces, nephews, and extended family members
Diana was preceded in death by her parents, a brother-in law Joseph Bockhold, and her niece Layla.
A funeral service will be held 10 a.m. Saturday, October 21, 2023 at the Corn-Colvin Funeral Home in Oakland City. Burial will follow in the Montgomery Cemetery in Oakland City, Visitation will be held from 4 until 8 p.m. on Friday and from 9 a.m. until the service time on Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Linda E. White Hospice, 611 Harriett St., Evansville, IN, 47710. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Condolences and memories may be expressed online at corncolvinfuneralhome.com. The Corn-Colvin Funeral Home is honored to serve Diana’s family.