Dena was born on September 16, 1934, and entered her heavenly home on August 12, 2022, with her daughter, Tracey, by her side.
She loved visiting with her family and friends. She liked to read, work puzzle books and she liked to work in her flower beds. She was a member of North Acres Baptist Church in Minden where she was active in her Sunday school class and visiting with the elderly at the nursing home. She also liked to spend time visiting and shopping with her good friend, Idella Edwards.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Frank and Martha Bopp; her husband, Robert W. Gray, and her husband, Jimmy Tomlinson; also, her son David A. Gray.
She is survived by her daughters, Michelle Mooren (Jack) of Seminole, FL; Tracey Miller (Philip) of Minden. Her grandchildren, Natasha Jinks of Long Island, NY; David R. Gray of St. Petersburg, FL; Jennifer Musarra (Tommy) of St. Petersburg, FL; Jeffrey Miller (Megan) of Woodstock, GA; Sarah Mooren of Boston, MA; Matthew Miller of Minden. Great grandchildren, Travis Ata of Long Island, NY; Grayson Musarra of St. Petersburg, FL and Harper Miller of Woodstock, GA. Her brother Paul Bopp of Minden, along with numerous family and friends.
The family would like to thank St. Joseph Hospice for all the care they provided during this time.
The memorial service will be held at North Acres Baptist Church on Saturday, October 8, 2022, at 11:00 A.M.