Valerie Elizabeth "Val" Dennis

September 14, 2021

Valerie Elizabeth, “Val” Dennis, 52, passed away August 29, 2021 in Durango, Colorado. Val was born in California and was raised in Blackwell, Texas. She was a daughter of the late Lloyd and Myrle Thompson of Windsor. Val was a Navy Veteran and a seasonal office hostess at the Silverton Lakes RV Resort and a bartender at the Golden Block Brewery and Pizzaria in Silverton, CO.

Left to cherish her memory is her husband, Greg Dennis; one daughter, Victoria Elizabeth “Tori” Saunders (Jeffrey) of Sedley; two sons, Justin Thompson Whittney of Texas and Boyce Townsend of Battery Park; Greg’s five children, Paul Dennis, Sean Dennis, Brittany Wilson, Amber Dennis, and Caleb Dennis; three brothers, Stephen, Clark and Mark Thompson; nine grandchildren with the 10th one on the way; and her former husband, William Dean Townsend. A Memorial Service with Military Honors will be held at 6PM Friday September 24, 2021 in Wright Funeral Home with Bishop Roger Holland officiating. Memorial donations may be made to