Lee Ann Denney, 57, of New Castle, passed away peacefully on the morning of Saturday, January 1, 2022, at home surrounded by her loving family.

She was born on April 21, 1964, in Rushville, Indiana, a daughter of the late Malcolm and Edwina (Jones) Rowe.

Lee Ann was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother, who enjoyed nothing more than being at home loving and caring for her family and being with her grandchildren. She was a 1982 graduate of Tri High School and married the love of her life, Scott Denney, on December 22, 1984. Lee Ann enjoyed gardening, cooking, antiquing, deep-sea fishing, and especially camping with her grandchildren each year at Yogi Bear Park. Spending time with her family was most important to Lee Ann.

Those left to cherish Lee Ann’s memory include her husband of 37 years, Scott Denney; a son, Malcolm (Courtney) Denney; five grandchildren. Alexis Denney, Ashlie (Jason) Creason, Elijah Denney, Aubrianna Denney, and Allie Grace Denney; two brothers, Max (Robin) Rowe and Mark Rowe; a sister, Marsha Darby; her father and mother-in-law, Orville and Margie Denney; four sisters-in-law, Sharon (Rick) Herbert, Sheila (Chuck) Brown, Sandy Denney Ammerman, and Shirley (Scott) Reece; a brother-in-law, Steven Denney, and many special nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents, Lee Ann was preceded in death by her step-father, Ira Bennett; her grandparents, George Rowe, Jim and Mable Brittenham, and Ed and Emma Jones, and by a brother-in-law, Jay Ammerman.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Saturday, January 8, 2022, at Sproles Family Funeral Home with Pastors Danny Douglas and Paul Riddle officiating. Burial will follow in South Mound West Lawn Addition.

Friends may call from 4 – 8 pm Friday at the funeral home.

You may offer the family a personal condolence at www.sprolesfamilycares.com.