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Birth: Aug. 6, 1925
Death: Aug. 27, 2009
Winona
Montgomery County
Mississippi, USA

William Morris Bennett
(August 6, 1925 - August 27, 2009)

Funeral services for Mr. William Morris Bennett of Winona will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 30, at Kilmichael Baptist Church in Kilmichael, with burial
following in Oakwood Cemetery in Winona. Rev. Gary Jackson will officiate the services. Visitation will be held on Saturday, August 29, from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m.,
at the Kilmichael Baptist Church Fellowship Hall in Kilmichael.

Mr. Bennett died of respiratory failure at his residence on Thursday, August 27, 2009. He was 84 years old.

Mr. Bennett was the son of the late Frank Leslie Bennett and the late Mary Lena Costilow Bennett. He was a retired employee of J.A. Olson Company in Winona and a retired farmer. He was a member of Kilmichael Baptist Church and the Winona Masonic Lodge.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret Louise Bennett; five sons, Marshall Bennett of Winona, Don Bennett of Winona, Larry Bennett of Winona, Lawrence Bennett of Winona, Willie Bates of Winnsboro, Louisiana; three sisters, Bertha Sullivan of Tullahoma, Tennessee, Ruby McCammon of Olive Branch, Shirley Thompson of Winona; three brothers, James Bennett of Water Valley, Jimmy Bennett of Collierville, Tennessee, Howard Bennett of Winona; a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be David Johnson, Billy Ferguson, Bryan Lott, Charles Austin, Bud Hill, and Lenis Pearson. Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Caleb Sunday School Class of Kilmichael Baptist Church.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Frank Leslie Bennett (1891 - 1969)
  Mary Lena Costilow Bennett (1904 - 1968)
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Elizabeth Bennett VanStory (1923 - 2007)*
  William Morris Bennett (1925 - 2009)
  Frankie Mae Campbell (1926 - 2001)*
  Howard Bennett (1928 - 2010)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Oakwood Cemetery
Winona
Montgomery County
Mississippi, USA
 
Created by: Beth Austin
Record added: Aug 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41274970
William Morris Bennett
Added by: Beth Austin
 
William Morris Bennett
Added by: Beth Austin
 
 
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