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Rose & Graham Funeral Home, Benson
Wednesday April 7th, 2021
12:30pm - 1:30pm

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Celebration of Life

Rose & Graham Funeral Home Chapel, Benson
Wednesday April 7th, 2021

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Joann Dennis

Dunn, NC: Mrs. Joann Wiggins Dennis, age 72, of Wordsworth Drive, passed away peacefully on Good Friday, April 2, 2021 at Betsy Johnson Hospital in Dunn after complications from a stroke. A Celebration of her Life will be 2:00PM-Wednesday, April 7, 2021 at the Rose & Graham Funeral Home Chapel in Benson. Revs. Ottis and Gail Gore will officiate. Burial will follow in Devotional Gardens in Dunn.

Mrs. Dennis was born on January 16, 1949 in Harnett County to the late Joseph and Aline Whitman Wiggins. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Charles Moore; siblings, Ronald Wiggins, RayVon Wiggins, Janice Lockamy and Brenda Horne. She worked hard all her life. Mrs. Dennis worked on the farm with her family as a young adult, cleaned houses, worked at Sylvania Industries, Erwin Mills, several restaurants and grills. Mrs. Dennis loved nothing more than spending time with her family, cooking, going to church, she had a passion for singing including at the Benson Singing Convention with her family and the group The Harmony Four, going to the mountains, playing bingo, and enjoying all kinds of food. Her favorite time of year was Christmas; making candy, baking all sorts of sweets, cakes, fruitcakes, chocolate eclairs and so much more.

Surviving include her husband, Kenneth L. Dennis of Dunn; her children, Randy Moore and wife, Terri of Benson, Jeff Moore and wife, Amy of Dunn, Jan Temple and partner, Brian Narron of Dunn; step-son, Oliver Dennis and wife, Christie of Broadway; brothers-in-law, Bobby Horne of Benson, Jerry Wilks of Raleigh, sisters-in-law, Caroline Wiggins of Benson and Kathy Kennedy and husband, Brian of Dunn; her cherished eight grandchildren and their significant others; thirteen great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends 12:30PM to 1:30PM on Wednesday prior to the service at Rose & Graham Funeral in Benson and other times at the home.

In accordance with NC-COVID-19 guidelines, the funeral home suggests practicing social distancing and the three W's: wait, wash, and wear a face covering. Masks are required for all services.

Arrangements by Rose and Graham Funeral Home in Benson, NC

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We are praying for you and the family and friends,she was a wonderful and caring friend,I always love her cooking,and always loved hearing her sing, We love you so much Joann 💞

Debbie Jones Apr 8 2021 1:19 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Joann Dennis

Debbie and Timothy Jones Apr 8 2021 1:14 AM


Jan Temple Apr 6 2021 12:00 AM

Joann was a wonderful person with a kind and loving heart. She raised three wonderful children who she loved dearly. I know my cousin is walking the streets of Gold in Heaven with her parents and siblings. Singing the praises to Jesus! You will be missed but you are suffering no more. You now have a Heavenly body. Much love and prayers to Randy, Jeff and Jan. We love you ! Susan and Ronald Wallace

Susan W Wallace Apr 6 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Joann Dennis

Butch & Deborah Turner Apr 5 2021 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss! Love & PrayersBruce & Jeanette West

Bruce & Jeanette West Apr 5 2021 12:00 AM

She was a sweet lady and will be missed.

Casey McLeod Apr 5 2021 12:00 AM

I have known Joann all my life and will miss her greatly. We send our sympathies and prayers to the family especially her children Randy, Jeff and Jan.

Debby Willis Apr 5 2021 12:00 AM

So sorry for your loss she was a special lady I loved her very much she will be missed prayers for all!

Frances Eason Apr 5 2021 12:00 AM

Mama , thank you for being a wonderful mama to me. Ill never forget you and the times we had. I miss you so much. But relieved you aren't suffering anymore. I love you so much. Ill see you again someday!!!!!

Jan Apr 5 2021 12:00 AM

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