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Jim Denney

Jim Denney, 92, of Pikeville, Tennessee, passed away Wednesday, December 6, 2023, at his home.

Jim served as a Deacon at Sequatchie Valley Church of Christ. He was retired from N.C. & St. L Railroad and the Tennessee Department of Correction.

He was the owner of Pikeville Flower Shop for many years. He had a great talent and love for flowers and continued to go in and work for many years after he sold the shop.

He was an employee at Putnam-Reed Funeral Home for over 50 years.

He was a Korean War Veteran, serving in the U.S. Air Force.

Jim was preceded in death by his father, Lee Smith Denney; mother, Elizabeth Wheeler Denney; grandson, Jonah Denney; and daughter-in-law, Gail Denney.

Jim is survived by his wife of 66 years, Foye Lee Denney; sons, Terry Denney and Steven (Trish) Denney; grandchildren, David (Hannah) Denney, Jacob (Pamela) Denney, Isaac (Jacoba) Denney, Jessica Denney Coleman, and Elizabeth (Brian) Turner; and great-grandchildren, Dave, Maddie, Elyssa, Hayleigh, Zachary, Emerie, Addison, Aubrey, Tinley and Piper.

Funeral services were held Saturday, December 9, at 1:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel. Burial was in Denney Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bledsoe County Cancer Care Team.

Online condolences can be made at

Arrangements are by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home, 1171 Main Street, Pikeville.

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