OBITUARY: May Eloise (Binkley) Denton

May Eloise (Binkley) Denton

May Eloise (Binkley) Denton of Ashland City age 80, passed away Sunday, July 11, 2021. May was born December 31, 1940, in Cheatham County, Tennessee, to the late Ruse and Zeda “Simmons” Binkley.

May Eloise attended Sycamore Chapel, Cheap Hill Church of Christ, and was a retired grocery store owner. She had a vivacious spirit and was loved by many.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Verner Orange, and Phillip Denton; sister, Virginia Rose; and daughter-in-law, Pam Orange. May Eloise is survived by son, Michael Verner Orange; daughters, Rhonda Orange Lain (Brian Lain), April Denton Cope (Jason); brother Delma Binkley; sister, Gertrude Moore; grandchildren, Chris Orange (Jackie), Mistie Orange (LA) Altom, Christie Orange (William) Busby, and Lanae Orange (Landon) Jones, Zane Denton, Delana and Zayden Cope; great-grandchildren, Trent Ross, Alexis Ross, Carter Altom, Katelyn, Aubrie, Abbie, Makenzie Busby, Gabrielle, and Sayla Cruz Jones, Leigha & Kamden Denton; and great-great-grandchild, Oaklynn Justice.

Funeral service will be Thursday, July 15, 2021, at 11 am in the Chapel of Cheatham County Funeral Home with Kevin Williams officiating. Burial will follow in Sycamore Chapel Church of Christ Cemetery in Ashland City, Tennessee. Visitation will be Wednesday, July 14, 2021, from 3 pm to 7 pm and on Thursday, July 15, 2021, from 9 am until service hour of 11 am.

Serving as active pallbearers will be Chris Orange, LA Altom, William Busby, Butch Rose, Trent Ross, and Aaron Justice.

Cheatham County Funeral Home 615-792-2552 on-line condolences at

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