Former Peabody resident Doris Jean Denny, 81, died July 10 at Asbury Park in Newton.
She was a retired secretary and administrative assistant with the American Cancer Society.
She grew up in Peabody, graduating from Peabody High School in 1946. She married Dean Denny in 1948. He died five years ago.
Survivors include two sons, Albert of Wichita and Gary of Newton; a daughter, Joyce Banning of Valley Center; two sisters, Maxine Gilmer of Eagle Point, Ore., and Janice Woodruff of Peabody; nine grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.
A memorial has been established with Asbury Park Greenhouse Project in Newton.