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Oleta Gay Smith Bennett
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Birth: Jul. 21, 1921
Death: May 26, 2007

Benton County Daily Record
Posted on Tuesday, May 29, 2007:

Oleta Bennett, 85, of Bentonville, Ark., died Saturday, May 26, 2007. She was born July 30, 1921, in Altus, Okla., to George Smith and Sophia Chastain Smith.

She was a master seamstress, loved yard work and landscaping. She was employed with Lacy Furniture in Lawton, Okla., where she was a buyer and an interior decorator for more than 25 years. After moving to Bentonville in 1980 from Lawton, she worked for Bentonville Furniture, helping many families decorate their homes.
She is preceded in death by her husband of 26 years, Truman Bennett; a brother and three sisters.
Survivors include three daughters and a son-inlaw, Suzanne Bennett Revelle and Daryl Revelle, of Springdale, Ark., Rhonda Dossey, of Destin, Fla., and Sherry Lumb of Navarre, Fla.; a brother, Carl Smith of Altus, Okla.; a sister Katie Lue Tomlinson, of Concordia, Kan.; six grandchildren, Heather Dossey, Ryan Dossey, Alex Dossey, Ashley Lumb, Allison Lumb, Adrienne Lumb; two great-grandchildren; and a special care giver, Margie Arredondo of Springdale, Ark.

Visitation will 6 p. m. to 8 p. m., Tuesday, May 29, 2007, at Stockdale Funeral Services of Rogers.
Graveside services will be at 2 p. m., Wednesday, May 30, 2007, in the Bentonville Cemetery with Chaplain Paul Woodhouse.
 
 
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 Parents:
  George Sidney Smith (1878 - 1963)
  Sophia Kathleen Chastain Smith (1884 - 1978)
 
 Spouse:
  Truman E. Bennett (1914 - 1991)
 
 Siblings:
  Opal G Smith Mabrey (1904 - 2003)*
  Leota Bertha Smith Mabry (1910 - 2005)*
  William C Smith (1912 - 1995)*
  Katie Lue Smith Tomlinson (1917 - 2008)*
  Oleta Gay Smith Bennett (1921 - 2007)
  Carl Sidney Smith (1924 - 2007)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Bentonville Cemetery
Bentonville
Benton County
Arkansas, USA
 
Maintained by: Sherry Kueteman
Originally Created by: Karl and Sherry Kueteman
Record added: Sep 18, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76731054
Oleta Gay <i>Smith</i> Bennett
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Oleta Gay <i>Smith</i> Bennett
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