Betty J. Pittman Denton
Betty J. Pittman Denton

March 6, 1943 - June 6, 2018
Born in Waycross, Georgia
Resided in Waycross, Georgia
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Mrs. Betty J. Pittman Denton, 75, died Wednesday evening (June 6, 2018) at her residence following an extended illness.

She was a native and lifelong resident of Waycross and a former beautician.

Mrs. Denton was a daughter of the late Killebrew Pittman and Zelda Lorene O’Quinn Strickland. She was married to the late Gilbert Longstreet Denton, Jr. and also preceded in death by an infant granddaughter, Lindsey Matranga.

She is survived by two sons, Joey Matranga (Mandy) of Waycross and Gilbert L. Denton, V (Rachael) of Waycross; five grandchildren, Devan Matranga (Courtney), Courtney Matranga (Andrew Toohey), Harley Lee, and Destiny Matranga, and Cash James Denton; five great grandchildren; her step-father, Raymond Strickland; nine siblings, Wanda Stapleton (Junior) of Millwood, Frances Strickland (Buddy) of Waycross, Sandra Arnold of Waycross, Karen Strickland of Atlanta, Donnie Pittman of Waycross, James Pittman of Pierce County, Bobby Pittman of Pierce County, Linda Davis (Freddy) of Pierce County, and Ronnie Pittman of Waycross; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held 1:00 p.m. Saturday (June 9, 2018) at the Music Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends Saturday at the funeral home starting at 12:00 p.m.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at

Music Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.




Music Funeral Home
1503 Tebeau St.
Waycross, GA United States 31501
Saturday, June 9, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Music Funeral Home
1503 Tebeau St.
Waycross, GA United States 31501
Saturday, June 9, 2018
1:00 PM
Greenlawn Cemetery
5000 Brunswick Hwy.
Waycross, GA US 31503
Saturday, June 9, 2018