Rev. Clarence Hoyt Denny, age 95, of Zebulon, passed away December 27, 2012.
He was born on February 8, 1917 in Lineville, Ala. He was a Baptist Minister for over 55 years. He pastored several churches in the area; Beulah Baptist, The Rock Baptist and New Bethel Baptist. At the age of 85, he helped establish Rehoboth Baptist Church in Luthersville. He was a proud veteran of the United States Army, serving in World War II where he received a Bronze Star. He loved his family, family reunions and enjoyed fishing. He was preceded in death by his parents, Henry Clay Denny and Mary Elizabeth Dingler Denny; his former wives, Myrtise Dunn Denny and Elorene Stamps Denny, and 12 brothers and sisters.
He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law: Ken and Diane Denny of Zebulon; granddaughters and their husbands: Jent and John Duncan of Thomaston and Lisa and Robert Housman of Zebulon;
great-grandchildren: Chris and Chase Duncan, Tre, Lyric, Dakota, Kylee and Memphis Housman;
sister-in-law: Carolyn Denny of LaGrange; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Friends may visit the family on Sunday, December 30, from 4-6 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral services will be conducted on Monday, December 31, at 10 a.m. in Beulah Baptist Church in Molena. A committal service will follow at 4:30 p.m. (Central time) in Traveler’s Rest Cemetery in Samson, Ala.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering at International Mission Board, P.O. Box 6767, Richmond, VA 23230 or on-line at imb.org.
Moody-Daniel Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Zebulon is in charge of arrangements.