Donita Sue Denney, 61, of New Castle passed away, Monday September 28, 2020 at IU Heath Ball Memorial Hospital. She was born October 23, 1958 in New Castle to Russell Raines and Lois (Ford) Richey.

She was employed at anchor Homes in New Castle for several years. Donita was formerly employed at Snug Harbor Healthcare and New Castle State Hospital for many years. She enjoyed reading and had a lifetime dedication to individuals with special needs.

She is survived by her children, Randall “Shawn” Denney of Brownsburg, Samantha Denney of Fishers, Chris (Jennifer) Denney of Noblesville and Amanda Denney of New Castle; mother, Lois Richey of New Castle; grandchildren, Emma, Luke, Charlotte and Mia Denney; step-mother, Lois Raines Sevierville, TN; siblings, Gail (Greg) Haggard, Debbie (Randy) Amonett, Mike Raines, Beth Ann (Jim) Smith, Teresa Stephens, Misty (Larry) Falin, Melissa (Buddy) Edwards, Charles “Chuck” Raines, Kenneth (April) Raines, Tricia (Michael) Keller, Brenda (Tony) Wilkinson and several nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Michael Denney; father, Bertrand Russell Raines; siblings, Sheryl Woodard, Tony Adkins and Terry Adkins.

Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, October 2, 2020 at Hinsey-Brown Funeral Service in New Castle. Visitation will be from 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Batson Cemetery. Due to COVID-19 and the governor’s mandate, face coverings will be required. You may express condolences or share a memory of Donita at