Sandra Kay Dennen

August 25, 1943 - June 9, 2022

Sandra Kay Dennen

Sandra Kay Dennen, age 78, Carl Junction, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, June 9, 2022 at her home.

Sandra was born August 25, 1943 in Grove, Oklahoma, to the union of Comple and Martha (Melton) Carey. She married the love of her life, John Dennen on December 14, 1979 in Jasper, Missouri. Together they were blessed with 42 and a half years before her passing. John and Sandra were the definition of a power couple, spending every moment together. They operated their machine shop ‘Dennen Machine’ for many years. Although she spent her early years in Grove, she grew up in Joplin and attended Joplin High School. She attended Joplin High. She enjoyed fishing, hunting, cooking, camping, playing games, and just being outdoors. She loved having cookouts or big get togethers with family and friends.

Sandra is survived by her husband, John Dennen; four daughters, Kim Rogers (Rick), Sonya Barnes, Renoda Brewer, Rebecca Lashley (Dan); five sons, Shawn Porter (Melinda), Matthew Porter (Tiffany), Stacey Dennen (Celesta), Curtis Dennen, Jason Dennen; 16 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

A Celebration of life will be held at a later date.

Cremation arrangements are under the special care of Parker Mortuary.