Krista Shawn Denton, 31, of Lake City, Ark., died Sept. 20, 2004, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro of natural causes.
Born in East Chicago, Ind., she lived most of her life in the Jonesboro-Lake City area. She was a homemaker and a Girl Scout Troop Leader in Lake City. She was a youth bowling coach and was a member of the Women's International Bowling Congress.
Survivors include her husband, Jerry Denton of the home; a son, Cody Denton of the home; a daughter, Amanda Denton of the home; her parents -- Steven and Deena Hepp Gordon of Jonesboro; a brother, Jason Gordon of Jonesboro; her paternal grandparents -- Harold and Mary Gordon of Cherokee Village; her mother-in-law and father-in-law -- Eldo and Shirley Denton of O'Kean; and her brother-in-law, Darrell Denton of O'Kean.
The funeral was Sept. 23 at Emerson Memorial Chapel in Jonesboro, with J.E. McNally officiating. Burial followed in Hope Cemetery near Imboden with Emerson Funeral Home of Jonesboro in charge of the arrangements.