Johnny Lee Denson

September 22, 1979 ~ September 14, 2018 (age 38)

Southern Memorial Funeral Home sadly announces the passing of, Mr. Johnny Denson 38 of Eufaula Alabama. Service’s are entrusted to. Southern Memorial. The Ones Who Truly Care! When Only The Best Will Do. We ask that you please keep the Denson family in your prayers as they travel through this difficult journey.

Johnny Lee Denson, leaves a legacy of love, laughter, and diligence with

his family and those who knew him. He left behind wonderful memories

and exemplary examples of a loving husband, father, grandfather, son,

and brother. We are grateful for each and every day we got to see his

smile, the lessons learned and all the jokes we shared.

Johnny was the son of Annie Ruth (Wilborn) Denson and Zell “Bo”

Jones. He was born September 22, 1979 in Barbour County, Alabama.

He graduated from Eufaula High School and furthered his education with

UTI in Houston, TX. His latest accomplishment was driving 18

wheelers. Prior to driving 18 wheelers, he worked with several

employers. However, he always treasured his employment with Solomon

Chevrolet, Medford Ford and Shelton Trucking. He was so proud of all

of his accomplishments; and he held his family together at any cost.

Johnny was always bursting with energy and laughter; he had a spirit that

would light up any room. He was a devoted, patient and unpredictable

man. His hobbies were riding dirt roads, racing, fishing, four wheeler

riding, and grilling for his family. He was the glue that held his family


He was preceded in death by his grandmothers, Rosie Bell Malone

Wilborn and Mary Frances Allen Denson; two brothers, Freddie Denson

Jr and Gary Denson; grandfathers, William Wilborn and William


Johnny will forever be cherished by his wife, children, mother, and

sisters. He leaves to cherish his memories; wife, Stephanie Gardner;

sons, Sidney (Alicia) Gardner, Quinton Kelly, Quinndarrius Kelly, and

Steve Lucious Jr; grandchildren, Khloe Gardner and Sidney Gardner Jr;

mother, Annie Ruth (Wilborn) Denson; father, Zell “Bo” Jones; sisters,

Gloria Denson and Melanie Denson; brother and sister-in-law, James and

Jenise Arrington; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and

friends. We will miss him more than words can express.

We love you J.D. Watch over us from Above!

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