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DENA THORNTON


1966 - 2018
DENA THORNTON Obituary
May 17, 1966 - Nov. 4, 2018 CHOCTAW Dena Elaine Thornton, age 52, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018, in Midwest City, OK. Dena was born on May 17, 1966, in Oklahoma City, OK to Harry and Freida (Sawyer) Smith. Dena was a beautiful, joyful, caring lady who enthusiastically enjoyed being with friends and family. She loved to laugh and to make others laugh. Dena would try anything at least once. You would usually find her outfitted with lots of "bling" and "sparkles." Dena was blessed with one son, Aaron, whom she loved and cherished. She was a pet lover, enjoying the company of her dog, Romeo, and grieving the passing of her dog, Zoe. Dena was also a very artistic person. Dena was preceded in death by her father, Harry Smith; brother, Pat Smith; and her sister, Lisa Gravett. She leaves behind to cherish her memory her mother, Frieda Johnson, and stepfather, Rick; son, Aaron Thornton; three brothers, Mike Smith, Steve Smith, and Mark Smith; her stepbrother, Curtis Johnson; and two stepsisters, Shelly Tigner and Tammy Wood. Memorial Services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2018, at Hibbs Funeral Home and Cremation Care Center, 2190 North Harper, Choctaw, OK.
Published in The Oklahoman on Nov. 13, 2018
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