Dennis Wayne Idlett

Dennis Wayne Idlett died December 26, 2020 in Lexington, Oklahoma at the age of 53 years 8 months. Funeral Services were held Wednesday, December 30, 2020 at Wadley’s Funeral Chapel. Interment followed at the Lexington Cemetery. Online condolences may be made at

Dennis was born April 26, 1967 in Lexington, Oklahoma to E.C. “Billy” and Frona (Hamm) Idlett. He was raised in Lexington, graduating in 1985. Dennis was baptized into the General Assembly and Church of the First Born in Lexington, Oklahoma, on October 26, 1988 by his brother, Allen Idlett.

On December 16, 1988, he married the love of his life and best friend, Jennie Rodgers in DeWitt, Arkansas. They made their home in Lexington, Oklahoma, where they were blessed with six wonderful children.

Dennis loved spending time with his family and friends. He enjoyed card games and listening to gospel music with his kids, going on dates with his wife, and taking trips with his family and friends.

Dennis was a hard worker, working in the Oil and Gas industry as a tool pusher. He enjoyed his job and all of the guys who worked for and with him. Dennis also enjoyed farming and fishing. He lived his life to be a friend and to help others. 

Dennis was preceded in death by his parents, Billy and Frona Idlett; his brothers, Allen Idlett and Don Idlett; his sister, Yuvonne “Susie” Easter; sister-in-law, Trela Idlett; his brother-in-law, Jerald Easter; his nephew, Thomas Easter; and his father-in-law, Gerald Rodgers.

He is survived by his wife, Jennie; his son, Douglas; his daughters, Jodi, Jaci, Jalen, Jenna and Jayda; his siblings, Nancy Spires and husband, Dee, Helen Reed, Shirley McAfee and husband, Larry, and Dean Idlett and wife, Evelyn; sister-in-law, Pat Idlett; mother-in-law, Joyce Boyd and husband, Corky; and numerous other relatives and friends.