April 25, 2022

James Denton of Fulton, Ky. passed away Thursday, April 21, 2022 at his residence.

James was born on January 11, 1941 in Mineola, Texas to the late I. A. Denton and Louise Billie "Rumbelow" Denton.

He was a member and deacon at Fulton First Baptist Church.

James was married to Lynn Taylor Denton on May 28, 1963.

He lived in Texas for many years before moving to this area. He was a retired broiler grower for Tyson Foods/Duo-Fast in Conrad, Texas.

James was a member of the Fulton Lions Club, substitute Sunday School teacher at FBC and a member of Gideons International.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Lynn Denton of Fulton, two daughters, Becky (Mark) Lister of Martin, Tenn. and Tina Bloecher of Trenton, Tenn., five grandchildren, Grant (Katie) Bloecher of Trenton, Josh (Alyna) Bloecher of Trenton, Brittany (Jonathan) Burnette of Union City, Tenn., Tori (Zac) Willis of Paducah, Ky. and Ryan Harper

of Denver, Col., 11 great-grandchildren; Eva, Henry, Benjamin and Luke Bloecher of Trenton, John, Jack and Peter Bloecher of Trenton, James and Daniel Burnett of Union City, Harper Willis and Roman Willis of Paducah, a brother David (Beverly) Denton of Denton, Texas and a nephew, Scott Denton of Aubrey, Texas.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Elliott Denton and a brother, Don Denton.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 30, 2022, in the Hornbeak Funeral Home funeral chapel in Fulton, with burial to follow in the Obion County Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 9 a.m. Saturday until the hour of service.

Memorials may be made to the Missions Committee of the Fulton First Baptist Church, 115 2nd Street, Fulton, KY. 42041 or The Faith Fund, Gideons International, Fulton-Hickman Camp, P. O. Box 1325, Fulton, KY.