Jerlean Hattie Walker Denton, 76, of Vale, passed away on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at Carolina Rehab Center of Burke, Connelly Springs.
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Born in Cleveland County, on September 16, 1944, she was a daughter of the late John Walker and Ada Wise Walker. She was retired from the furniture industry. Jerlean was a member of St. Paul Baptist Church but was a prior longtime member of Macedonia United Methodist Church.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Calvin Lee Denton; infant daughter, Ginger Elaine Denton; infant brother; brother, Jimmie Walker and sister, Mary Francis Wright.
She is survived by three daughters, Sherry Whisnant (Greg), Emily Teague and husband Keith, and Kerri Bolton and husband Jonathan all of Vale; six grandchildren, Hannah Collazo (Christian), Nikki Whisnant (Joe), Zac Whisnant (Carly), Megan Teague, Gracie Bolton, Ada Bolton and two great-grandchildren, Lilah Whisnant and Colt Collazo.
The family will receive on Friday, February 12, 2021 from 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home.
A funeral service will be on Saturday, February 13, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home Chapel.
The burial will follow the service in the St. Paul Baptist Church Cemetery.
Due to COVID-19 masks and social distancing will be required.
Memorials may be made to Macedonia United Methodist Church, c/o Claude Bivins, 3240 Lynn Mountain Rd, Vale, NC 28168 or to St. Paul Baptist Church, 337 Hull Road, Casar, NC 28020.
A guest register is available at www.stameytysingerfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Stamey-Tysinger Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., Fallston, NC.