Elizabeth Culbreth Denton

Published 6:46 pm Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Elizabeth Culbreth Denton, 89, of Tryon died Oct. 2, 2012. She was the daughter of the late Cursey and Bessie Gibbs Culbreth and widow of Jack Denton.
She was a member of Morgan Chapel Baptist Church and had worked in the Polk Central School cafeteria.
She is survived by two sons, Larry Denton (Audrey) and Wayne Denton (Virginia), both of Tryon; four brothers, Edward Culbreth of Tryon and Fred, Leonard and Harold Culbreth, all of Landrum; a sister, Louise Page of Landrum; four grandchildren, Kristie, Joey, Melena and Jason, and three great-grandchildren.  She was predeceased by three brothers, Allen, Hubert and Bobby Culbreth, and a grandson, Matthew Denton.
The family will receive friends from 1-2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 5 at Morgan Chapel Baptist Church. Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. at the church, conducted by Rev. Albert Teague and Rev. Joe White.
Burial will be in Polk Memorial Gardens.
Memorials may be made to Morgan Chapel Baptist Church or to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 130 Forest Glen Dr., Columbus, N.C. 28722.
The family is at the home of Wayne Denton, 929 Henderson Road, Tryon.
Condolences may be left at www.pettyfuneralhome.com.
Petty Funeral Home & Crematory, Landrum.

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