Mary Jane (Bennett) Bennett

July 26, 1930 ~ July 5, 2020 (age 89)


King – Mary Jane Bennett, 89, died Sunday, July 5, 2020.  She was born July 26, 1930, in Stokes County to Robert Floyd and Ella Mae Bennett.  Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Clarence J. “Red” Bennett; son, Roger D. Bennett and three brothers, Paul N. Bennett, Robert E. Bennett, and Bobby L. Bennett. 

She is survived by a daughter, Diane B. Inman; one daughter-in-law, Jayne Bennett; two grandson, Mike Bryant, and Will Bennett; two great grandson, Denver Bryant, and Heath Bennett; one sister-in-law, Renea Bennett and two sisters, Peggy Lankford and Fran Beeson. 

A graveside service will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at First Christian Church in King with Minister Lamar Tilman officiating. 

The family would like to express their appreciation to Hospice for the care they provided.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care, 945 Zephyr Rd. Dobson, NC 27017.

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Graveside Service
July 8, 2020

2:00 PM
First Christian Church
625 Meadowbrook Dr.
King, NC 27021


Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care
401 Technology lane, Mt. Airy NC 27030

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