The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX


April 28, 2014

Rita Denton

GREENVILLE — Rita Denton, 86, of Greenville, passed away peacefully on April 26, 2014.

She was born on April 18, 1928, in Greenville, to Marciano and Mary Lara. Rita married Don Denton in 1959 and shared 47 years together. She worked and retired from Lance in Greenville.

Rita was dearly loved by family and friends, affectionately known as Ma Denton. Her smile and gentle touch will be greatly missed by all who were blessed to have known her.

Rita is survived by her son Carlos and wife Jamie of Caddo Mills; daughter Lisa Denton of Plano; special friend and caregiver Amy Nicely of Plano; grandchildren Kacie Denton of Austin, Jacob Denton of Caddo Mills, Marc Burton, Randall Burton; four great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; sisters Tena Ramos of Princeton, Nancy Hernandez of Greenville; brother Mo Lara of Greenville.

She is preceded in death by her husband Don Ray Denton; son, David Jacobs; sisters, Angela and Mary; brothers, Cecil and Eddie.

A sincere thank you to the staff of Premier Transitional Care, Heart To Heart Hospice and the nurses with Care Staff for their loving care.

Visitation will be today from 6 to 8 p.m. at Lynch Funeral Home in Caddo Mills.

Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the Lynch Funeral Home chapel in Caddo Mills with Pastor Howard Strickland officiating. Interment will follow immediately at I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Caddo Mills.

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