Rev. George F. Denniston 82, of Frankfort, IN, passed away at 12:55 a.m. November 30, 2011 at St. Vincent Frankfort Hospital. Born October 14, 1929 in Anderson, IN to Rev. O.C. & Evaline (Martin) Denniston. He married Thelma A. Brouse on December 17, 1949 in Sturgis, MI and she survives. Rev. Denniston was a graduate of Sturgis (MI) High School and attended Anderson College. He was a music evangelist for 7 years prior to moving to Frankfort in 1969. Rev. Denniston was a Church of God minister for over 35 years and led the congregation in building the Kelley Crossing Church of God here in Frankfort in 2000. He was also a longtime brick mason and carpenter; prior to that he was employed at Viteous Steel Company in Nappanee, IN, as a chemist. He was past president of the Clinton County Ministerial Association and served on the Credentialing & Licensing Committee for the Church of God in Indiana. He was an avid reader and his hobbies included photography, woodworking, crossword puzzles and music.
Visitation and Services
Services will be 10:30 a.m. Monday, December 5, 2011 at Kelley Crossing Church of God, 1600 E. Kelley Rd, Frankfort. Visitation will be 2-4 p.m. Sunday, December 4th at Goodwin Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park. Memorial donations may be directed to the Kelley Crossing Church of God or Wesley Manor Good Samaritan Fund, envelopes will be available.
Wife: Thelma A. Denniston of Frankfort
3 Sons: Michael A. (Barbara E.) Denniston of Cambridge, OH, G. Steven (Barbara J) Denniston of Frankfort and Joel L. (Kathy) Denniston of Frankfort
2 Daughters: Diane E. Denniston of Frankfort and Melanie K. Denniston of Anderson
Brother: Ronald M. (Ruth) Denniston of Hudsonville, MI
Sister-in-Law: Patricia Denniston of Cedar Hills, TX
9 Grandchildren, 12 Great Grandchildren and 1 Great Great Grandson
He was preceded in death by a brother, C. David Denniston.