Johnnie Sue Roberts Jones Dennis – June 26, 2014

Posted on Jun 26, 2014 in Archived Obituaries | 1 comment

Johnnie Sue Roberts Jones Dennis, 78, of Athens, passed away Thursday, June 26, 2014, at her home.

A native and lifelong resident of McMinn County, she was a daughter of the late Scott and Emma Jean Marler Roberts and was preceded in death by her first husband, Kenneth Jones; her second husband, Lawrence Dennis; and a sister, Mabra Johnson.

She retired from Athens Stove Works and was a former employee of Brownies Restaurant. She was a member of Valley Road Baptist Church.

Survivors include a daughter, Phyllis Jones of Athens; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Richard and Martha Roberts of Athens, and Earl and Virginia Roberts of Athens; one sister and brother-in-law, Ruby and John Houston of Athens; and several nieces and nephews.

Special thanks to caregivers, Janice Templeton, Kathy Murray, Grace Munger, and Elsie Gentry.

Funeral services were 5 p.m. Sunday in the chapel of Ziegler Funeral Home with the Rev. Jimmie Jackson and the Rev. Garry King officiating.

Burial followed in Idlewild Cemetery.

Tommy Fugate John Chadwic, Lester Price, Doyle Price, Scotty Roberts, Kenny Price, and Earl Fugate served as pallbearers.

The family received friends from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

If were unable to attend the visitation or service, sign the guest registry at

Ziegler Funeral Home of Athens was entrusted with the care of Johnnie Sue Roberts Jones Dennis.

1 Comment

  1. I would like to offer my most sincere condolences to the family for their loss.

    Kelly Martin
    American Medical Response

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