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Minnie Lee Costilow Bennett
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Birth: Feb. 2, 1897
Death: May 3, 1983
Greenwood
Leflore County
Mississippi, USA

Minnie Lee Costilow Bennett

Minnie Lee Costilow Bennett, 86, widow of Yancy Bennett, died May 3 at the Greenwood Leflore Hospital.

Survivors include two daughters, Katie Sykes and Alma Ree Ware, both of Winona; three sons, Cecil Bennett of Winona, James Bennett of Pascagoula and Alton Bennett of Inverness; and a brother, Willie Costilow of Winona. She also leaves twenty-two grandchildren and twenty-six great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were at Lee Funeral Home Chapel at 2 p.m. May 4 with Reverends Frank Bishop and A. G. Clark officiating. Burial was in Oakwood Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Billy Bennett, Ken Bennett, Stan Bennett, Woodrow Bennett, Lamar Bennett, Jerry Bennett, Stacy Bennett, Buddy Bennett, Lynn Bennett and Jeff Rodgers.

Lee Funeral Home of Winona was in charge of arrangements.

The Winona Times
Winona, MS
May 12, 1983
 
 
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 Parents:
  William Thomas Costilow (1865 - 1938)
  Susan Elizabeth Bowers Costilow (1865 - 1955)
 
 Spouse:
  Yancy V. Bennett (1894 - 1966)*
 
 Children:
  Cecil Verlin Bennett (1914 - 2009)*
  Jessie William Bennett (1916 - 1944)*
  Bertha Estelle Bennett (1919 - 1920)*
  Willie David Bennett (1920 - 1979)*
  Katie Mae Bennett Sykes Nail (1922 - 1990)*
  Alma Ree Bennett Eskridge (1928 - 2012)*
  Alton Bennett (1930 - 1995)*
 
 Siblings:
  Minnie Lee Costilow Bennett (1897 - 1983)
  Willie C. Costilow (1900 - 1991)*
  Mary Lena Costilow Bennett (1904 - 1968)*
  Jim Costilow (1906 - 1976)*
  Lela Mae Costilow Peeples (1908 - 1980)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Winona
Montgomery County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: Beth Austin
Record added: Sep 14, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 21554191
Minnie Lee <i>Costilow</i> Bennett
Added by: Beth Austin
 
Minnie Lee <i>Costilow</i> Bennett
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