Billy Gene Denton, 73, of Manila died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007, at his home. Born at Manila, he was the son of the late Charley and Vera Beauchamp Denton and was a lifelong resident of Manila. He was a Manila High School graduate and was retired from the City of Osceola Water Department.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, James Denton and Roy Denton.
Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Earline McFall Denton; two sons, Billy Gene Denton and Michael Denton and wife, Tammy, all of Manila; and four grandchildren, Chelsea Denton, Amber Denton, Meagan Denton and Dalton Denton.
A graveside service was held at 10 a.m. Monday in Manila Cemetery with Rev. Ray Dill officiating. Services were under the direction of Howard Funeral Service of Manila.
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