Minnie Myrtle Dennis
August 23, 1931 - November 29, 2018
ObituaryMinnie Dennis, the final survivor of twelve children, was born August 23, 1931 in Bold Springs, Oklahoma to Oliver Clinton and Vera Etta (Melton) Robertson. She passed away peacefully from this life and went to be with our Lord in the late-night hours of Thursday, November 29, 2018 in Chickasha, Oklahoma with loved ones by her side.
She grew up helping her parents with the farm, blacksmithing, and the syrup and cornmeal mill which served all of Johnston County. Losing her daddy at a young age greatly affected her life, she never tackled anything as a casual observer. She loved gardening, canning, sewing and cooking each were always accomplished with perfection. She took it upon herself to complete the necessary requirements and received her GED while in her sixties.
She married the love of her life, Floyd Dennis on December 26, 1944 at the Marshall County Courthouse in Madill, Oklahoma. To this union, six children were born: two daughters and four sons. In 1951 the family moved to California. In 1966 she started pastoring Indian Mission Churches while residing in Annapolis, California They pastored in Wellington, Shears, Fallon and Gabbs Nevada, Anadarko and Oklahoma City. She managed several businesses including 7-11, a drapery shop, Apartment Complex and Hotels. Her life experiences were far reaching, and we will never know how many lives she touched on this side of heaven.
Minne is survived by:
Daughters: Faye Dennis and Mary Bennett of Anadarko
Sons: Montie and Peggy Dennis of Sherman, Texas
Ace and Judy Dennis of Newcastle, Oklahoma
Tim and Pattie Dennis of Anadarko, Oklahoma
14 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.
Preceded in death by: her husband, Floyd Dennis, who passed away on November 6, 2013, her baby boy, David Dennis on December 29, 2014, her brothers and sisters, Rural, Earnest, Owen, Gerald, Marie, Leonard "Jack," Louise, George, Colene, a baby boy and Herbert.
Funeral: 1:00 p.m., Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Condon Grove Cemetery
Services under the direction of Ray & Martha's Funeral Home Anadarko, Oklahoma.
Date: December 2, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Date: December 3, 2018
Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Date: December 3, 2018
Time: 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Date: December 4, 2018
Time: 1:00 pm
Mark A. Dennis
Oklahoma City, OK
What a beautiful lady inside and out!!! She always made me feel loved. I love her
Rae Lynn Dennis
She was a very wonderful lady with a big heart. I was proud to call her Mom Dennis, and she called me her daughter; which made me very proud. I will always Love and Miss her.
Clyde & Connie Urton
So sorry for your loss.
Ace and Judy we are so very sorry for your loss. God has gained another angel. You are all in our prayers.
Glen and Carol Campbell
We send our condolences to Minnie's family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Aunt Minnie will truly be missed. Her smile, her wisdom, just everything about her. We will meet again. All my love.
Donna & Johnny Watkins
Our hearts go out to you and the family. Loved Minnie. She was a very sweet, Christian lady. Our prayers for you at this sad time. Love, Donna & Johnny.
Dale & Rae McElroy
We sure loved Minnie and were honored to call her our friend. She was a true Christian and lived her faith openly. She will be missed you.
A Godly woman who loved and taught Jesus wherever she was. A sweet spirit who loved kids. She will be missed.
Loved this Lady. Seems like I worked with her at the Pow Wow Drive Inn. She was always so full of joy and loved us kids. RIP Minnie and praying ?? for the family for peace and comfort ??
Burleson Texas, TX
Sis, you were more like a sister to me than a sister-in-law you, you had a big heart spent a lot of time in the ministry I remember my husband and I Herbert was out in 58 on the Indian Reservation with you in Annapolis California you had a burden for the Indian people and they loved you you may be absent from our presence but you will never be forgotten in our thoughts loves you so much I know when you got to Heaven's Gate your husband was waiting on you and I know my husband Herbert was waiting on you you was his favorite sister and you loved him as your little brother Pete