She was born May 19, 1958, in Indianapolis, the daughter of Dwayne Sr. and Viola Rogers. Denita graduated from Brazil High School. She had worked at Morris Manufacturing, Howard Johnsons and the I-70 truck stop. She was married to Cliff Lalen.
Denita was a member of the Jehovah's Witness Church. She enjoyed her dogs and watching television.
She is preceded in death by her father Dwayne Rogers Sr. and two brothers Dwayne Rogers Jr. and Anthony Ray Rogers.
Survivors include her mother Viola Thompson, Brazil, daughters Melissa Dawn, Illinois, and Debra McKinney, Brazil, grandchildren Shaina, Ryan and Alec, husband Cliff Lalen and brother Daniel Rogers and wife Jessica.
At her request cremation services have been scheduled. French Funeral Home has been entrusted with her care.
Visit www.frenchfuneralhome.com to light a candle in her memory.