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Jacine Denton, 81
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McMinnville resident and Grundy County native Jacine Denton, 81, was born Oct. 17, 1940 and died Oct. 26 at her residence following an extended illness.

A retired CNA from NHC Healthcare, member of the Apostolic Ark where she was the church pianist for many years, and avid genealogist, she was the daughter of the late Sidney and Zada Bell Coppinger Wanamaker. She was married to Jerry Bryan Denton Sr., who preceded her in death on July 29, 1999. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by granddaughter Jessica Slaughter, three brothers Jakie, Jimmy Gilbert, and Carl Wanamaker; and two sisters, Christine Cox and Joyce Jones.

Mrs. Denton is survived by two sons and daughter-in-law Jerry Bryan and Amy Denton Jr. and Richard Stephen Denton, both of McMinnville, two daughters and son-in-law, Julia Jacine and Carl Slaughter and Roxann Campbell, both of McMinnville, six grandchildren Beth, Becki, Natasha, Holly, Kenny, and Jacob, seven great-grandchildren Kade, Chase, Bryson, Keera, Kayley, Ember, and Ellie, and special son Jack Holland.

Graveside service and interment will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 27, at Shiloh Cemetery in Warren County with Terry Wanamaker officiating. Friends and family will meet at the cemetery. No visitation or service will be held at High’s. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Oct. 27, 2021