Obituary: Denise Kay McAlhaney

January 2, 1963 – May 4, 2020

Denise Kay McAlhaney, 57, of Springville, passed away on Monday, May 4, 2020, at IU Health Bloomington Hospital.

Born January 2, 1963, in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of Darrel and Delores (Brinson) McAlhaney. She was a graduate of Bedford North Lawrence High School. Denise was a member of Avoca Baptist Church and had attended Crossroads Community Church. She had previously worked at Indiana School for the Deaf, human resource assistant at Life Designs, customer service at Republic Services, a group leader at Stone Belt, and most recently a contractor in human resources at Cook Medical.

Survivors include her mother, Delores; one brother, Alan (Judy) McAlhaney; two sisters, Beverly McAlhaney and Pam (Greg) Rainey; nieces, Mindy Rainey and her children, Brayden Evans and Kylee Rainey, and Jennie McAlhaney and her son, Jordan McAlhaney; and several cousins.

She was preceded in death by her father, Darrel.

The family has chosen cremation with a service at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Indiana School for the Deaf.

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