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Irene Florence Franklin Bennett
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Birth: Jul. 15, 1925
Mountain Grove
Wright County
Missouri, USA
Death: Jun. 14, 2005
Macomb
Wright County
Missouri, USA

Irene Florence Bennett, daughter of the late Benjamin R. and Lillie Mae Robinett Franklin, was born on July 15, 1925 in Wright County, Missouri, and departed life on June 14, 2005 at her residence in Macomb, Missouri, following a long illness. She was 79 years, 10 months, and 30 days of age. Irene grew up and attended school in Wright County and graduated from Mtn. Grove High School. She was united in marriage to Maney Bennett on March 6, 1944 in Mtn. Grove. Six children were born to this union. They raised their family and made their home in the Macomb Community all their lives. Irene enjoyed cooking and taking care of her family, crocheting and going to yard sales. She also enjoyed being outdoors tending to her flower gardens. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great-great-grandmother, and friend who will be truly missed by those who knew and loved her. She enjoyed attending the Norwood Assembly of God Church as long as her health permitted. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by nine brothers, Clifford, Loyd, Elmer, Bobby, Raymond, Elvin, Rex, Roy, and George; by three sisters, Elva, Thelma, and Barbara; and by two grandchildren, Tammy and James Gray. She is survived by her loving husband of sixty-three years, Maney Bennett of their home; four sons Bobby Bennett and his wife Donna of Norwood, Missouri, Donnie Bennett and his wife Margie of Joplin, Missouri, Ronnie Bennett of Macomb, Missouri, and Randy Bennett and his wife Tammy of Mansfield, Missouri; two daughters, Wilma Gray and her husband Lloyd of Fulton, Missouri, and Pat Blackwell of Amarillo, Texas; twenty grandchildren; twenty-six great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren, and a host of other relatives and friends. 
 
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 Parents:
  Benjamin Raymon Franklin (1885 - 1953)
  Lilly Mae Robinett Franklin (1892 - 1940)
 
 Spouse:
  Maney Gorman Bennett (1924 - 2009)
 
 Children:
  Bobby Gorman Bennett (1945 - 2008)*
  Donald Gene Bennett (1950 - 2006)*
 
 Siblings:
  Dorothy Franklin*
  Elvin E. Franklin (1912 - 1979)*
  Elva Helen Franklin Wright (1915 - 1978)*
  Raymond Franklin (1917 - 1976)*
  Clifford Franklin (1919 - 1966)*
  Elmer Sterling Franklin (1921 - 1990)*
  Thelma F. Franklin Cooper (1924 - 1991)*
  Velma Franklin (1924 - 1924)*
  Loyd James Franklin (1925 - 1973)*
  Irene Florence Franklin Bennett (1925 - 2005)
  Robert Lee Franklin (1928 - 1956)*
  George W. Franklin (1930 - 1996)*
  Rex Franklin (1934 - 2002)*
  Roy Franklin (1934 - 1992)*
  Barbara Jean Franklin Bond (1938 - 1998)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Ashley Cemetery
Wright County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Becky Viles
Record added: Oct 27, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12183403
Irene Florence <i>Franklin</i> Bennett
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Irene Florence <i>Franklin</i> Bennett
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Irene Florence <i>Franklin</i> Bennett
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God bless you great aunt Irene
- JOAN KICKEN
 Added: Feb. 2, 2016

- Wanda Doris
 Added: Apr. 5, 2012

- Beca
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