Frances Kay Denman was born October 11, 1949 in Casper, Wyoming to Virigina and Willie Forbes. She grew up on a ranch and went to Willow Creek school. During her childhood, her strong love of all animals ignited; which was later evident by trying to save every stray that came along in Ozona. She graduated from Kaycee High School and was married to John Denman in 1968. They worked around West Texas then finally settled in Ozona to raise their two sons, Scott and Chris. Frances worked for J. Cleo Thompson in Ozona for 26 years and also as a florist in Ozona for many years.
Frances is preceded in death by her parents Virginia and Willie Forbes and one brother, Duncan “Frosty” Forbes.
She is survived by her former husband, John Denman, son Scott Denman and his wife Barbara of Hurst, Texas, her son Chris and his wife Aimee of Pearland, Texas, brother David Forbes of Powder River, Wyoming, brother Bruce, “Skip” Forbes and his wife Gloria of Kaycee, Wyoming and sister Kelly Forbes and husband Larry Dahlgren of Casper, Wyoming. Grandchildren Riley Denman, Paige Denman, Chantelle Wai, Cristel (Greg)Wells, Martina (Mike) Worley, Gary Morgan and great grandchildren Katherine Wells, Eva Wells, Ethan Wai, James Worley, Jacob Worley. Frances also has numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews.
In lieu of flowers please honor Frances’ request to make donations to her charities dear to her in order of preference:
Crockett County Animal Control, P.O. Box 4117, Ozona, Texas 76943
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