MUSCLE SHOALS — Barbara Jeffreys Denton was born Aug. 25, 1940. Her visitation will be today from noon until 2 p.m. at Morrison Funeral Home, Tuscumbia. The funeral service will follow at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. She will be buried in Oakwood Cemetery, Tuscumbia.
Barbara was a Christian and member of the Highland Park Church of Christ and a graduate of Sheffield High School. She was preceded in death by her son, Mike Denton, and parents, Eugene and Myrtie Lee Jeffreys.
She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Bobby Denton; a daughter, Julie McCreary (Philip); a son, Roger Denton (Devona); three grandchildren, Matt Denton, Ashley Horne, and Jordan Denton; two great-grandchildren, Caleb Denton and Brayden Horne; and a sister, Carolyn Nash (Winston).
Memorials may be made to the “Mike Denton Scholarship Fund” at Northwest-Shoals Community College Foundation.
Pallbearers will be Jordan Denton, Scott Nash, Jimmy Nix, Jett Newsome, Wayne Green, Sterlin Smith, and Barry Dreaden.