Dec. 1, 1926—Feb. 6, 2016 Mildred Jean Denney, age 89, of New Castle passed away Saturday, February 6, 2016 at the Henry County Hospital. She was born December 1, 1926 in Monticello, Ky. to the late Millard and Kate (Bridgeman) Piercy. She retired from Bridgestone/Firestone in Noblesville following 30 years of service. She was a member of Spiceland Eastern Star and a member of Foursquare Gospel Church for 55 years. She enjoyed growing flowers, gardening, and spending time outside. She loved to fish with her husband, and spending winters in Florida. She collected cardinals and old men and women figurines. She also enjoyed watching birds on the birdfeeders outside her sunroom. She is survived by her children—Kathy (John) Rogers of New Castle; son—Dennis (Brenda) Denney of Shirley; grandson—John David Rogers of New Castle; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Willard E. Denney; siblings—Gordon Piercy, Ala Piercy, Myrta Dalton, Flonnie Denney, Eva Dishman, Orel Piercy and Casto Piercy. Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, February 12, 2016 in the funeral home chapel with Reverend Jim Becker officiating. Burial will be in the South Mound Cemetery-West Lawn Addition. Memorial contributions may be given to the Cancer Society of Henry County, 1909 Walnut Street, New Castle, IN 47362. Condolences and memories may be expressed at www.hinsey-brown.com. Hinsey-Brown Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Published on  February 9, 2016