Doris Ellen Denam, 76, of Herrin, Illinois, passed away at 10:48 p.m. on Tuesday, December 29, 2020 at her home with her family by her side.
Doris was born on June 27, 1944 in Herrin, a daughter of Leroy and Julia Hines (Hemlock) Hook. She married Delbert Denam on March 31, 1990 in Herrin and he survives.
Doris spent her working years as a hairdresser. She retired after 40 years. She was a member of the First Church of God.
Survivors include her husband, Delbert Denam of Herrin; three daughters, Jennifer (Scott) Dawson of Herrin, Penny (Charles) Carter of Bardwell, Kentucky, Stacy Wright of Mt. Vernon; grandchildren, Brandon Dawson, Nathan (Brittney) Dawson, Ariel (Dakota) Flowers, Kaylee Wallace, Alyxandra Wright; great-grandchildren, Madeline Dawson, Ryan Dawson, Gabrielle Flowers, Brantley Flowers, Emberlynn Flowers; two sisters, Jacky Brown of Herrin, Helen (Earl) Todd of Herrin; several nieces and nephews.
Doris is preceded in death by her parents and sister, Karren Lenz.
Funeral services will be held at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin on Saturday, January 2, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. with Reverend Dan Smith officiating. Burial will follow at San Carlo Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home on Saturday, January 2, 2021 from 12:00 p.m. until the time of service.
Due to health concerns related to the COVID-19 virus, social distancing is advised and the wearing of masks is required.