|Birth: ||Oct. 8, 1916|
|Death: ||Jul. 19, 1976|
Service for Olen Etric Bennett, 59, was held Wednesday morning at 10 a.m. at the Eastwood Memorial Methodist Church with Rev. Allen Vancil officiating. Burial was in Little Prairie Cemetery with H.S. Smith Funeral Home services.
He was born in Hayti on October 8, 1916. He died at his home in Caruthersville on July 19 after a long illness.
He was the son of the late S.V. and Osa Jane Bennett. He attended the Caruthersville Schools.
On December 4, 1941 at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri he enlisted in the United States Army. Received his Honorable Discharge at Jefferson Barracks, Missouri on July 29, 1945.
On June 25, 1946 in Hernando, Miss., he was married to Miss Anna Margaret Lackey.
Mr. Bennett was a member of the Cottonwood Methodist Church. He was engaged in farming until retiring a few years ago.
Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Anna Margaret Bennett, Caruthersville; one son, Dr. Danny Lee Bennett, Tustin, Calif.; one daughter, Mrs. Barbara Ann Hargrave, Jerseyville, Ill.; two brothers, O.V. Bennett, Caruthersville, and Eugene Bennett, Yakima, Wash.; two sisters, Mrs. Fern Anders, Caruthersville and Mrs. Pauline Fratesi, Leland, Miss.; and one granddaughter, Miss Anna Beth Bennett, Tustin, Calif.
Pallbearers were Mike Medlin, Lynn Medlin, Billy McCullough, Johnny Thompson, Fred Nutt and John Earl Dunavant.
Sylvester V. Bennett (1888 - 1972)
Osa Jane Octaviva Montgomery Bennett (1888 - 1973)
Anna Margaret Lackey Bennett (1921 - 2002)*
Edward Eugene Bennett (1947 - 1972)*
Beatrice Ann Bennett Reichert (1910 - 1951)*
Fern Bennett Anders (1912 - 1994)*
Olen Etric Bennett (1916 - 1976)
Little Prairie Cemetery
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Record added: Sep 20, 2009
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