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Abbie LaVerne Willford Bennett
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Birth: Mar. 12, 1918
Urbana
Benton County
Iowa, USA
Death: Dec. 21, 1981
Daphne
Baldwin County
Alabama, USA

Daughter of Carl Willford and Sylvia Brody
Spouse of Kenneth Bennett

Abbie LaVerne Bennett, 63, formerly of Urbana, died Monday in the Villa Mercy Hospice at Daphne, Ala., following a short illness.

She was born Mary 12, 1918, at Urbana. She graduated from St. Luke's Hospital School of Nursing in 1938 and was employed at University Hospitals, Iowa City, and at St. Anne's Hospital, Chicago. On Oct. 2, 1943, she was married to Kenneth K. Bennett at Iowa City. They moved to Chicago in 1947 and to Alabama in 1980. She was a member of the United Methodist Church.

Surviving in addition to her husband are a daughter, Sally Miller, of Bensonville, Ill., and a son, Larry Bennett of Elgin, Ill., three grandchildren; six sisters, Helen Martinec of Monticello, Bernice Garwood and Dixie Kelty of Vinton, Marha Luken, Alice Kramer and Virginia Willford, all of Urbana.

Services: 11 am, Thursday at Murcoch Chapel, Center Point, by Rev. James Lorensen of Urbana Christian Church. Burial: Urbana Cemetery 
 
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 Parents:
  Carl Willford (1878 - 1945)
  Sylvia Brody Willford (1878 - 1953)
 
 Spouse:
  Kenneth K Bennett (1916 - 2001)
 
 Siblings:
  Helen Audry Willford Martinec (1901 - 1988)*
  Bernice May Willford Garwood (1904 - 1991)*
  Dixie Nile Willford Kelty (1906 - 1998)*
  Martha Rebecca Willford Luken (1908 - 1998)*
  Grace Willford (1910 - 1910)*
  Alice Belle Willford Kramer (1912 - 2008)*
  Virginia Irene Willford (1914 - 2004)*
  Abbie LaVerne Willford Bennett (1918 - 1981)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Urbana Cemetery
Urbana
Benton County
Iowa, USA
 
Created by: Teresa
Record added: Nov 04, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31135533
Abbie LaVerne <i>Willford</i> Bennett
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Abbie LaVerne <i>Willford</i> Bennett
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