Ted Denham, 79, of Ewing passed away Saturday morning, July 19, 2014, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon. Mr. Denham was Owner and Operator of Denham Masonary from 1971-2012. He was born in Frisco, IL on February 21, 1935,the son of Orville and Vada (Cunningham) Denham. He married Maxine (Fagan) on February 5, 1956, in Corinth, MS. He was an avid gun enthusiast, and loved the outdoors. He was a lifetime member of the NRA. First and foremost he was a family man. Mr. Denham is survived by his: wife Maxine Denham of Ewing, three daughters: Toni Metheney and husband Kirbie of McLeansboro, Terri Ladage and husband Duane of Loami, Tracy Fletcher of Gulf Shores, Alabama, five grandchildren: Laura Halstead and husband Travis of Dwight, Lisa Offermann and husband Ryan of Bourbonnai, Cortne Fletcher of Benton, Sadie Fletcher of Benton, Hunter Fletcher of Benton, four great-grandsons: Landon, Rylan, Blayze and Breckin, brothers and sisters: Shirlene Capps and husband Burton of Whittington, Diana Neal and husband DeWayne of Ina, Jack Denham of Whittington, John Denham of Whittington. Mr. Denham was preceded in death by his parents. Funeral services were held at 11 a.m.Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at the Morton & Johnston Funeral Home in Benton with the Rev. Mark Minor officiating. Burial will be in the Oak Hill Cemetery in Frisco. For those who wish, Memorials in Mr. Denham’s memory may be made to the American Lung Association, and will be accepted at the funeral home at any time.
Published on  July 22, 2014