Obituary Listings

Benjamin M. "Morry" Denning
There are condolences waiting approval on Benjamin's Tribute wall
Obituary for Benjamin M. "Morry" Denning

Mr. Benjamin Morrison “Morry” Denning, 61, of Dunn died Monday evening July 2, 2018 after a long battle with dementia.

Morry was born August 29, 1956 in Harnett County, son of the late Granville Morrison “Shamrock” and Margaret Beasley “Peggy” Denning. He was also preceded in death by his aunt, Jackie Pascariella.

Morry was a 1975 graduate of Dunn High School, a graduate of Central Carolina Community College and the North Carolina Justice Academy in Salemburg. He retired from the Dunn Police Department in 2008 and served thirty-two years in Law Enforcement. He was a lifelong member of Hood Memorial Christian Church, a member of the Palmyra Masonic Lodge in Dunn and the Dunn Shrine Club.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, July 6, 2018 at Hood Memorial Christian Church with Rev. Jason Williams and Rev. Wiley C. West, Jr. officiating. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery with Masonic Rites.

Morry is survived by his wife, Jonnie Threadgill Denning; daughters, Tara D. Pleasant and husband Jason of Raleigh, Megan D. West and husband Terry of Dunn, and grandchildren, Zachary Denning, Gabby West, Braydon West, Wyatt Pleasant and McKenzie West.

The family will receive friends 6 -8 p.m. Thursday at the Skinner & Smith Funeral Home in Dunn and other times at the home.

Memorials may be made to the Dementia Alliance of North Carolina 9131 Anson Way Suite 206 Raleigh, N.C. 27615 or to Hood Memorial Christian Church 300 E. Cumberland St. Dunn, N.C. 28334.


Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

5

Jul

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Skinner & Smith Funeral Home

905 Erwin Road
Dunn, NC 28334

Service

Friday

6

Jul

11:00 AM
Hood Memorial Christian Church

300 Cumberland St.
Dunn, NC 28334

Burial

Friday

6

Jul

12:00 PM
Greenwood Cemetery

908 S McKay Ave
Dunn, NC 28334

Albums

Create new album
 
Subscribe To Obituaries



We appreciate your support
In accordance with the wishes of the family, this
message has been declined.
Benjamin M. "Morry" Denning

Thank you for sharing your
memory of Benjamin

Provide comfort by sending fresh
flowers from our local florist.

Send Flowers
No thanks, please don't show me this again.