Flossie Taylor Denton, age 95, of Oak Ridge, passed away peacefully to be with her Creator early Thursday morning, Nov. 14, 2013.
She was born on Jan. 2, 1918, in Pulaski, Ky., to parents, Fred and Bessie Whitaker Taylor. She was one of four children; she had two sisters, Ophie Taylor Claunch and Lottie Taylor Webb, and a brother, Ray Taylor, all of whom preceded her in death.
Flossie married the love of her life, James H. Denton, on Oct. 15, 1939, and they were blessed with two children, Ruth Carolyn Denton and James Laurence Denton. Both her husband and daughter preceded her in death.
Flossie is survived by her son, James L. Denton of Oak Ridge, and her four grandchildren, Buddy and Billy Oden of West Virginia, Patrick Oden of Charleston, S.C., and Gregory Denton of Oliver Springs; and great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. [Read more…]