March 22, 1922 - October 24, 2016
Willie H. Herndon Bennett, age 94, of Buckhannon, died Monday, October 24, 2016, at Holbrook Nursing Home. She was born on March 22, 1922, in Upshur County, a daughter of the late Arnett and Minnie Riley Herndon. She was united in marriage on March 31, 1940, to Woodrow “Bunk” Bennett, who preceded her in death in February 2003. In addition to her parents and her husband, she was also preceded in death by one son Terry Wease Bennett; three brothers: Rease, Dayton, and Bill Herndon; and three sisters: Rella Herndon, Nellie Knicely, and Chub Lee. She is survived by eight daughters: Grey Andrew, Mona Cook, Sue Gould, Sandy Wilfong, Priscilla Halbert, Grace Riffle, Vicky Scott, and Candy Wamsley; four sons: Arnold, Arnett, Bruce, and Ben Bennett; several grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great-great grandchildren; one brother Buck Herndon; and many nieces and nephews. Willie was the mother of thirteen children. She enjoyed watching the birds, her duck, gardening and ceramic painting. She never met a stranger as she visited and talked with people. Her grandchildren fondly remember the many times spent with her. The family would like to extend a special thank you to Holbrook Nursing Home and their staff for their excellent care during the time Mrs. Bennett was a resident and to all the neighbors and caregivers that helped care for her while she was at her home. The family would also like to thank Pastor Jessie for all of his visits and prayers, and finally, the Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel for their special care during our time of need. Friends will be received at the Heavner & Cutright Funeral Chapel on Thursday, October 27, 2016, from 5-8:00 PM. The funeral will be held on Friday, October 28, 2016, at 11:00 AM, with Pastor David Jessie officiating. Interment will follow in the Lee Cemetery.
Willie H. Herndon Bennett, age 94, of Buckhannon, died Monday, October 24, 2016, at Holbrook Nursing Home. She was born on March 22, 1922, in Upshur County, a daughter of the late Arnett and Minnie Riley Herndon. She was united in marriage... View Obituary & Service Information
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