Sheila J. Denney

AUGUSTA — Sheila June Denney, age 60, of Americus, passed away at Augusta University Medical Center on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. A native of Americus, she was born on June 1, 1960, to Sonny Dowdey and the late Shirley Dowdey. She was a member of Faith Baptist Church. Her faith was strong and to always serve others, especially her family. She was a loving wife and mother. Her world revolved around her family.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions and concerns, the family has requested services to be held at a later date.

She is survived by her husband of 39 years, Darrell Denney of Americus; one son Alex Denney of Americus; two daughters, Kari Denney (James Dumas)  of Leslie, and Brooks Wright and her husband Anthony of Americus; two brothers, Rudy Dowdey and his wife Carolyn of Americus and Brian Dowdey and his wife Angie of Sasser; one sister, Marsha Dowdey; and seven grandchildren, Kensley Denney, Liam Denney, Ginniray Dumas, David Denney, Ethan Denney, Haydn Wright, and Savana Wright.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions to be made to Susan G. Komen Foundation, P.O. Box 934048. Atlanta GA 31193.

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Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.