James Darel Denning

January 26, 1962March 13, 2018

Mr. James Darel Denning, 56, of Mt. Ulla, formerly of Erwin, died Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at Novant Healthcare in Salisbury. James was born January 26, 1962 the son of the late Lonnie Denning Jr. and is preceded in death by a step-son, Tyris Leslie. A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at Cromartie Miller Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Johnny Haney officiating. He is survivied by his wife: Kimberly Holt Denning of the home. His mother: Dorothy Brown Denning of Erwin, NC 2 Step-Daughters: Kristin Hinchee & (husband) Chris of Stony Point, NC; Pearl Elizabeth Leslie of Mt. Ulla, NC 3 Step-Grandchildren: Elizabeth, Chelsea, & Joseph Hinchee Sister: Dora Ann Denning of Erwin, NC; Brother: Marsh Denning & (wife) Darlene Marie Denning of Houston, Texas. Niece: Ashley Elizabeth Denning of Houston, Texas; Nephews: Todd Denning of Erwin, NC Matthew Dylan Denning of Houston, Texas. Great Niece: Elizabeth Ann Denning And the love of his life his dog Georgette and his grand-dog Ozzy The family will receive friends on Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 1:00 P.M. until 3:00 P.M. at Cromartie-Miller Funeral Home in Dunn, two hours prior to the Funeral. Memorials may be made to: Colliers Chapel Church, 10599 Colliers Chapel Church Rd., Linden, NC 28356 or National Kidney Foundation, 3280 Ponce De Leon Blvd., Coral Gables, Fl. 33134. Online Condolences may be made to


  • Lonnie Denning Jr., Father
  • Dorothy Brown Denning, Mother
  • Kimberly Holt Denning, Wife
  • Tyris Leslie, Step Son
  • Kristin Hinchee and husband Chris, Step Daughter
  • Pearl Elizabeth Leslie, Step Daughter
  • Elizabeth Hinchee, Step Grandchild
  • Chelsea Hinchee, Step Grandchild
  • Joseph Hinchee, Step Grandchild
  • Dora Ann Denning, Sister
  • Marsh Denning and wife Darlene Marie, Brother
  • Ashley Elizabeth Denning, Niece
  • Todd Denning, Nephew
  • Matthew Dylan Denning, Nephew
  • Elizabeth Ann Denning, Great Niece
  • Dog Georgette and Grand-dog Ozzy

  • Family & Friends


  • Receiving Of Friends Saturday, March 17, 2018
  • Funeral Service Saturday, March 17, 2018

James Darel Denning

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