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Aileen Ridings Bennett
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Birth: Aug. 16, 1933
Loudon County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Dec. 11, 2012
Oak Ridge
Anderson County
Tennessee, USA

Aileen Ridings Bennett passed away Tuesday night, Dec. 11, 2012, at her home in Oak Ridge, TN., her loving children and grandchildren by her side. She was born August 16, 1933 in Loudon, TN., daughter of Frank Wells and Essie Maude Pope Ridings. She and our father, Duane W. Bennett, were married July 7, 1955. He preceded her in death Jan. 20, 2010. She was also preceded in death by her son Matthew W. Bennett, Jan. 15, 2009.
Aileen was a member of First United Methodist Church in Oak Ridge and dearly loved each of her Yahweh Sisters. She was an accomplished author, loving mother, wife, aunt, and loyal friend.
Known as Mom, Mama, Mamadink, Nana, Grandma, Grannydink, and Bubby, she is survived byher children Julie Dement, Kelly Johnson, and Steve Bennett; grandchildren Sean Plunk, Elizabethe and David Dement, and Jon Atwood; great grandchild Tyson Dement; special extended family Janice Barbee and her children, Alyssa, Josh, Gabriel, and Jacob.She is also survived by a brother Robert Ridings and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will begin at 1:00 pm with services following at 2:30, on Saturday 12/15/12 at Weatherford Mortuary in Oak Ridge, TN. Rev. Stella Roberts will officiate at the services.
Memorial contributions may be made to UPMC Whitcomb, Hereditary Pancreatitis Research, Attn: Gary Dubin, Medical & Health Sciences Foundation, 3600 Forbes Avenue @ Meyran Avenue, Forbes Tower, Suite 8084, Pittsburgh, PA 15213. Condolences may be offered at
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  Frank Wells Ridings (1898 - 1969)
  Essie Maude Pope Ridings (1902 - 1981)
  Duane Wilson Bennett (1925 - 2010)
Oak Ridge Memorial Park
Oak Ridge
Anderson County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: Susie Bullock
Record added: Dec 19, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 102374128
Aileen <i>Ridings</i> Bennett
Added by: Susie Bullock
Aileen <i>Ridings</i> Bennett
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Cousin (Pope/Parker/Galyon)
- Edward Farmer
 Added: Apr. 29, 2014

- Susie Bullock
 Added: Dec. 19, 2012

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