Wanda Lou Allen Denney, 83, Wabash, died at 7:04 a.m. Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at her home.
She was born Jan. 27, 1938, in Wabash, to Ovid and Marguerite (Thomas) McKinley.
Wanda was a retired rural letter carrier on rural route 4 in Wabash. She also drove a school bus for Metropolitan School District of Wabash County, and was also the co-founder for Allen Feeds.
She first married Lloyd Allen on Dec. 29, 1957, in Wabash; he died Sept. 23, 1998. She then married Russell Miller, he also preceded her in death. Wanda then married Donald Denney on June 3, 2011, in Wabash.
She was a member of Lagro United Methodist Church and was attending the Wabash Christian Church. She was also a member of the National Rural Letters Association and Cozy Homemakers Home Ec Club. Wanda enjoyed attending her families many activities and appreciated her time with the Denneys and the Millers.
She is survived by her husband, Donald Denney, Wabash; four children: Roxy (Tony) Roser and Lalon (Tammy) Allen, Lagro, Lisa (Brent) Paxton, Silver Lake, and Janet (Brian) Chamberlain, Roann; 10 grandchildren: Tiffany (Rex) Reimer, North Manchester, Amelia Roser, LaFontaine, Erica (Jim) Vogel, North Manchester, Morgan (Brett) Williams, Lagro, Levi (Melissa) Allen, Wabash, Kate Myers, Roann, Garrett Paxton and Russell Paxton, both of Silver Lake, Travis (Allison) Chamberlain, Urbana, and Tanner (Sydney) Chamberlain, Wabash; 10 great-grandchildren; two sisters: Ann (William) Deisher, Kirkwood, Ill., and Jane (David) Mann, Wabash; and a sister in-law, Janet (Bill) Kirkpatrick, Andrews. She was also preceded in death by her parents and great-granddaughter, Gretchen Elise Williams.
Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Wednesday, April 14, 2021, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Brian Chamberlain officiating. Burial will be in Hopewell Cemetery, Lagro. Friends may call between 3 – 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 13, at the funeral home.
Preferred memorials are to any of the churches Wanda attended in her lifetime: Asbury Country Church, Lagro United Methodist Church, College Corner Brethren Church or Wabash Christian Church.
Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service Inc. is in charge of arrangements.