Bennie Kate Bynum, 84, of Laurel, died Thursday, April 26, 2001, at South Central Regional Medical Center in Laurel. Graveside services were held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, at Calhoun Cemetery in Jones County. The Rev. Danny Stringer officiated. She was preceded in death by her husband, Glover Bynum; parents, Ben and Kate Gordon; grandson, Reagan Shedale Bynum; and brother, Edwin Gordon. She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Stanley and Doris Bynum of Merced, Calif., and Buddy and Lela Bynum of Laurel; one daughter, Ann Bynum McRae of Laurel; six grandchildren, Rhonda Bynum Rodriguez and Mark Bynum, both of Merced, Calif., Frank Holland of Laurel, Clint Holland of Phoenix, Ariz., Rischey Bynum Lewis of Waynesboro and Audrey Bynum Walters of Ellisville; seven great-grandchildren; and one sister, Mildred Green of Laurel. Donations may be made to Calhoun Cemetery in Jones County. Memory Chapel Funeral Home in Laurel was in charge of arrangements.