She was the daughter of Lemuel and Dovie Blue. She married Howard T. Denune on Feb 10, 1940, in Greencastle. He preceded her in death on June 25, 1993.
She graduated from Greencastle High School in 1936. She and her husband spent many years traveling the United States during his 20-year Navy career. She was an LVN working in obstetrics, as well as a dental assistant. She worked in retail sales for many years while raising her daughter.
Survivors include a sister, Rose Buis, Greencastle; a daughter, Rebecca Yvonne Hinckley and husband B. Douglas, Antioch, Calif.; and one granddaughter.
She was preceded in death by five brothers, Roy, William, Cleon, Jewel and Paul and sisters Ruth, Lucille, Rose and Vivian.
She will be buried at the Golden Gate National Cemetery in San Bruno, Calif.