Deena and her husband, Gary, have been married for thirty years and were GCS parents for 24 years! They have four beautiful daughters, Haley (and husband Joe), Bradi-Kathryn (and husband Stephen), Madison, and Christin. They have six precious grand-babies under the age of six years old, Emery-Grace, Levi, Annie-Caroline, Charlotte, Tripp, and Sullivan. After graduating from UT Tyler and starting a family, Deena enjoyed being a stay-at-home mom. She joined the Grace staff in 2005, teaching kindergarten, then later junior kindergarten, and in 2020 began teaching first grade.