Mrs. Ruth Ellen Hinson Denton, 105, of Linden passed away Tuesday October 13, 2020 at Humphreys County Nursing Home. She was born in Perry County to the late Lee Hinson and Ethel Dabbs Hinson. She was retired from Washington Manufacturing Corporation and The Dinner Bell Restaurant. She was a lifelong member of the Whitwell Chapel United Methodist Church. She enjoyed gardening, traveling and cooking for others, as she was well known for her large breakfast. Most of all she loved her family. In addition to her parents she is also preceded in death by her husband Ernest Denton, daughters Margie Harder and Mary Ellen Baker, sons Sam and Paul Denton, a sister Mary Vorese and brothers Pete, J. C. and Bob Hinson.
Survivors include her daughter Betty Todd of Lincoln, Nebraska, a sister Nell Jones of Fairview, grandchildren Joe Todd, Barry Harder, Gary Todd, Justina Wright, Billy Harder, Tim Harder, LaDonna Thomas, Angel Moore, Holly Clinton and Samantha Gant, 18 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great-grandchildren and a host of other loving family members and many, many friends.
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* Mask are optional,
* Maintain 6 feet between yourself and the next closest person;
* Refrain from hugs and handshakes;
* When you sneeze or cough, use your elbow to cover your nose and mouth;
* Wash your hands often;
* Avoid touching your face; and
* Minimize time spent in places where people gather.
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