Evelyn Ione Dennett, 90, of Augusta, passed away Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at LakePoint Nursing Center, Augusta.
Service 10 a.m .Thursday, Dec.19, 2013, at Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta. Viewing will be prior to service. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery, Augusta.
Ione was born in Leon, on April 5, 1923, to the late Mary Louise (Burner) and Omer L. Lynn. Ione was an active member in the Augusta Church of Christ for many years and was an avid crossword puzzle worker. She enjoyed baking and trying new recipes. On March 9, 1943 she married Billy D. Dennett at Las Vegas, Nev. and he survives her.
She is also survived by: son, Darrel Lynn Dennett and wife Karen of Newton; daughter, Doreen Dee Towne and husband Gene of Manhattan; sisters, June Long of Brady, Texas and Joyce Martin of Ft. Worth, Texas; grandchildren, Darren Dennett, Dennis Dennett, Duaine Dennett, Steve Towne and Paula Towne Schroeder; 8 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and close family friend, Pricilla Templin.
Memorial donations to Augusta Church of Christ or Amedisys Hospice.