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“So sorry for your loss. Pam and James were wonderful neighbors. Our times with them will always be remembered. Brenda and husband ate pizza with them...Read More »
1 of 47 | Posted by: Linda Larmer - Chilhowie, VA

“I truly hate to hear of your precious losses. I remember your parents while we were in elementary school at Riverside. Your mom would always attend...Read More »
2 of 47 | Posted by: Reba Baker - Chilhowie, VA

“Beth & family, I know there are no words that can comfort you right now during this difficult time. Just know we are praying for your family & send...Read More »
3 of 47 | Posted by: Charles & Denise Armstrong - VA

“We are so sorry for your loss and our hearts ache with you. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers. If you find you need anything, please let us...Read More »
4 of 47 | Posted by: Michael and Chrystle Gates - VA

“Beth and James Ed,I wish there was something a person could say or do that would take away your pain. They will always be remembered as the most...Read More »
5 of 47 | Posted by: Mary Rouse - Chilhowie, VA

“May your fond memories carry you through this difficult time. Prayers for all family and friends. ”
6 of 47 | Posted by: Sheila Phillips - Abingdon, VA

“Just great people. James and Beth, you are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
7 of 47 | Posted by: Steve Sturgill - Chilhowie, VA

“So sorry for your loss. Mr. Denny was a true icon during my time working at MCTC. ”
8 of 47 | Posted by: Brian Vaught - RURAL RETREAT, VA

“Beth & James Ed, Our hearts are hurting along with both of you. (A.J.) My sisters, Nancy & Diane went through high school with James & remember...Read More »
9 of 47 | Posted by: Carl & Alma Jean Pennington - VA

“Sorry for your loss. Praying for God to comfort as only he can. LOVE AND PRAYERS, ...Read More »
10 of 47 | Posted by: Melissa Debord - Chilhowie, VA

“Sorry for your loss our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family ”
11 of 47 | Posted by: Bill&Linda Heath - Chilhowie, VA

“I respected mr. Denny very much while working with him. James Ed you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
12 of 47 | Posted by: Eric Anderson - Chilhowie, VA

“I was so saddened to hear of the passing of Pamela and James. I had the privilege of helping Pamela many times at the Cancer Center. She was such a...Read More »
13 of 47 | Posted by: Kayla Bennett - Abingdon, VA

“Mrs. Denny was such a bright light to see in the office. It was an honor to know and care for her. I will miss talking with her about gardening and...Read More »
14 of 47 | Posted by: Lydia Novruzov - Abingdon

“So sorry to hear about your mom and dad. They were both very nice people and very friendly.our thoughts and prayers are with you both. ”
15 of 47 | Posted by: Kim Frye - Saltville, VA - Family

“We were very sorry to hear about your parents.They were both very special people. ”
16 of 47 | Posted by: Hazel Heath - Saltville, VA

“Thoughts and prayers are with the family. Wonderful friends. So sorry for your loss. ”
17 of 47 | Posted by: Jennie Parks - Atkins, VA

“So sorry for you loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. ”
18 of 47 | Posted by: Tom and Sue Ashlin - Atkins, VA

“Lt. Denny,My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
19 of 47 | Posted by: Sherry Saltz

“Beth, I'm so sorry to hear this heartbreaking news. Your mom was my lifesaver doing my chemo treatments! She kept me going and I will always...Read More »
20 of 47 | Posted by: Melissa Dempsey - Marion, VA

“I remember playing on the playground at Riverside School with James and Boyd later on working with James at the state hospital, James was a very dear...Read More »
21 of 47 | Posted by: Tommy Gentry - chilhowie - Friend

“LT. DennyMy thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. ”
22 of 47 | Posted by: Jackie Sells

“Beth I am sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you all. If you need anything please let me know. Your parents were great people....Read More »
23 of 47 | Posted by: Lindast Shuler - Marion, VA

“I am so sorry about the passing of your Dad & Mom. We went from attending PTO and working the Fall Festival at the Riverside School to making apple...Read More »
24 of 47 | Posted by: Linda Sturgill - Chilhowie, VA

“So very sorry for your loss. We used to see him most every Saturday morning at Piedmont during the breakfast hours. Keeping your family in our...Read More »
25 of 47 | Posted by: Dave and Mary LeClair - Chilhowie

“Beth I'm so very sorry about your parents. Prayers n thoughts for you n the family. Anything I can do please let me know. I love you. ”
26 of 47 | Posted by: Machelle Shuler Brooks - VA

“Lt. Denny I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God give you peace and comfort. ”
27 of 47 | Posted by: Vickie Morris - Chilhowie, VA

“So sorry for your loss. ”
28 of 47 | Posted by: Patricia Musick - Saltville, VA

“Thinking of everyone during this very difficult time. The boys and I have fond memories of your parents when when lived across the road. You will be...Read More »
29 of 47 | Posted by: Lynn Hall Rasnake - Abingdon, VA

“We just want you to know we are praying for you all. ”
30 of 47 | Posted by: Kevin and Jennifer Testerman - VA

“Great man and co-worker. Had a lot of respect for him and his ability to handle difficult situations. ”
31 of 47 | Posted by: P-nut Johnson - Coworker

“James we are so sorry to hear of the loss of your parents. We enjoyed working with your dad at MCTC for many years. Recently I saw him at the...Read More »
32 of 47 | Posted by: Wade and Donna Salyer - Saltville, VA

“We are so sorry for your loss. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers ”
33 of 47 | Posted by: Missy Crowder - Wytheville, VA

“We are so sorry for your loss. We have known them for many years, and usually saw them on Sunday mornings at Cracker Barrel. They were two of the...Read More »
34 of 47 | Posted by: Scotty and Suzy Call - Chilhowie, VA

“So very sorry for your loss. Praying for all ”
35 of 47 | Posted by: Athlyn Roark

“Beth, I am so very sorry to hear of your parents passing. You and your family are in my prayers. Praying for peace. ”
36 of 47 | Posted by: LORI RODGERS HAGA - Marion, VA

“We were so saddened by your loss, James Ed and Beth. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. They were always together and it left a...Read More »
37 of 47 | Posted by: Buster and Judy Heath

“Beth and family I so sorry for your loss. If I can do anything let me know. ”
38 of 47 | Posted by: Sue Griffey - Chilhowie, VA

“In my life time, 62 years ago today, not many people have impressed me enough to earn my respect but Mr James and Mrs. Pam did. ”
39 of 47 | Posted by: Clement Osborne - Chilhowie, VA

“Was so saddened to learn of the death of these two! Although I didn't know Pam too well, we worked with James for many years! Please know...Read More »
40 of 47 | Posted by: Linda and Tom Freeman - Chilhowie, VA

“I worked with James years ago at Marion Correctional Treatment Center. He has been a wonderful friend since those years. Pam is one of the sweetest...Read More »
41 of 47 | Posted by: linda diaz - marion, VA - Friend

“Beth & Family, So sorry for your loss. Praying for you. ”
42 of 47 | Posted by: Randy & Becky Thomas - Marion, VA

“Sorry for the loss of two wonderful people. Loved think both.Prayers ”
43 of 47 | Posted by: Jerry Keesling - Troutdale, VA

“Jrerry ”
44 of 47 | Posted by: Keesling - Troutdale, VA - Friend

“SO SORRY TO HEARD ABOUT YOUR MOM AND DAD..THEY WILL BE MISSED THATS FOR SURE, BETH AND JAMES WILL BE IN OUR PRAYERS, IF WE CAN DO ANYTHING FOR YOU...Read More »
45 of 47 | Posted by: jimmy & RITA thompson - Marion, VA

“we are so sorry to hear this, our thoughts and prayers are with you all ”
46 of 47 | Posted by: Anna Lee French - Chilhowie, VA

“know me as Sherry so very sorry for allGZ38R ”
47 of 47 | Posted by: Judy Williams - Chilhowie, VA


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James and Pamela Denny, 80 and 76, of Chilhowie, Va., passed away on Saturday, April 11, 2020.
They were married for 55 years. James retired from the Virginia Department of Corrections and was an avid farmer. He was preceded in death by his parents, Emitt S. and Bonnie B. Denny; his sister, Olga Denny Heath and brother-in-law Cecil Heath. Pamela was a two-time survivor of breast cancer, avid gardener and farm wife. She preceded in death by her parents, George W. and Geraldine Jeans.
Survivors include their children, James Edward Denny, Jami (Beth) Denny Testerman and husband Lee; grandchild, Alanna Testerman; Pamela's two sisters, Sandra Towry, Cheryl McCormick and husband Ray; one brother, George Jeans III and wife Irene. They are also survived by several nieces and nephews; special neighbors and close friends.
Due to Covid-19, a private graveside will be held for the family. Memorial service will be held at a later day, when conditions improve. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Regional Cancer Center, 1600 Johnston Memorial Dr. Abingdon, Va., 24211. Online condolences can be made online at www.williamsfuneralhomeofchilhowie.com. Williams Funeral Home of Chilhowie will be serving the Denny Family.