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Jane Lee Dennis
  • In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to
  • First Baptist Church of Charleston
    48 Meeting Street
    Charleston, SC 29401

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“Steve, Sheila, and Rhett,Growing up with you at First Baptist, I have very fond memories of your mother and father. They were a beautiful couple...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Sheryl Cote - Summerville, SC

“As pure as the "Rose" that adorns her name.Never changing, remaining the sameThe rarest of beauty, no never plain......Blessed am I to carry her ...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Jane Holly Hatfield Davis - SC

“Steve, Sheila,Rhett....I just found out about Aunt Jane....Im without words. I do know she and Momma are together...... and God blessed me with one...Read More »
3 of 9 | Posted by: Jane Holly Davis - Sumter, SC

“My condolences to you on your loss may the God of comfort sustain and strengthen you during your time of grief. Ps.94:19 ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

“Ms. Jane was a precious neighbor and a lady who loved the Lord. She was a blessing to our family. I know that she is free of pain and rejoicing with...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Wendy Brown - Charleston, SC

“She was my "nanny" too for 30+ years and I love her. Most patient and loving. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Tina Greene - Hanahan, SC

“All our love and condolences to the family. Mrs. Dennis was one of the most loving, giving and kindest people we have ever known. She will be...Read More »
7 of 9 | Posted by: Holly & Robert Boynton - Evans, GA

“I am truly sorry for your loss. May the God of comfort give you peace and strength during this difficult time. Psalms 29:11. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Cheryl

“My condolences to you during your grief may God comfort and sustain you. Ps.94:19 ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: A friend

Jane Lee Dennis, 89, of Charleston, South Carolina, widow of Marvin Everett Dennis entered into eternal rest Sunday, September 10, 2017. Her Funeral Service will be held Friday, September 15, 2017 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway at 1:00 p.m. The family will receive friends Friday in Stuhr's West Ashley Chapel from 11:00 a.m. until the time of the service. Burial will be private.

Jane was born October 8, 1927 in Sumter, South Carolina, daughter of the late Algenon Brevard Lee and Marie Hancock Lee. Jane graduated from Edmunds High School in Sumter and moved to Washington, DC during World War II, and worked for the FBI. She moved back to Sumter and worked at Shaw Air Force Base, where she met her husband, Marvin. After they married, they moved to Manning, SC, where Marvin ran his father's farm. In the mid-1950's, they moved to Charleston, where Marvin established a home construction business. Jane continued to live in Charleston after Marvin's death. Jane and Marvin became members of First Baptist Church in Charleston in the 1950's and remained faithful and active members of that congregation.

She is survived by her children, Stephen Winston Dennis and Sheila Dennis Bailey, both of Charleston, SC and son, Malcolm Everett Dennis (Sonya) of Statesville, NC; two sisters, Evelyn Lee Ihmle of Charleston, SC, and Linda Lee Gill (Gordon) of Annandale, VA; and a number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, as well as nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her two brothers, Allison Bingley and Thomas Carlisle.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Charleston, 48 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401.

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