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Margaret Smith Bentley
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Birth: Jun. 14, 1921
Knott County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Feb. 8, 2011
Fayette County
Indiana, USA

Margaret Bentley, 89, of the Everton community, died Tuesday, February 8, 2011, at Hickory Creek of Connersville where she had been a resident since January 11th.

She was a native of Knott County, Kentucky, born June 14, 1921 to Robert and Callie Adams Smith and graduated from Carr Creek High School there. On December 12, 1946, she was married to Clifford Bentley who died November 23, 1968. Margaret was a member of Calvary Baptist Church where she worked in the nursery for over twenty years. She liked to read her bible and spend time with her church family. Margaret enjoyed quilting, making potholders and planting and tending her flowers. She also liked baking, writing poetry and singing. She was an avid University of Kentucky fan and most loved being with her family.

Margaret is survived by three children and their spouses: Danny Bentley and Dominga of Everton, Linda E. Crabtree and Bobby of Connersville, Eileen Beard and Jerry of Milton; two sisters: Edith Woods of Knott County, KY and Ruth Smith of Covington, KY; seven grandchildren and their spouses: Danny Ray Bentley of Mooresville, NC, Steve Bentley and Brianne, Rodney Bentley, Ben Bentley and Sunny, all of Indianapolis, Catrina Ward and Curtis of Brookville, Travis Sparks and Megan, Shana Sparks, all of Connersville; ten great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Margaret is preceded in death by a granddaughter, Angela Lynn Crabtree, five sisters and three brothers.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Saturday at Calvary Baptist Church with Pastor John Reynolds officiating. Interment will follow in Everton Cemetery. Friends may visit at Showalter Blackwell Long Funeral Home, Myers Chapel, Connersville, from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday and after 12 noon Saturday at the church. For additional information and to send condolences or memories, visit 
Everton Cemetery
Fayette County
Indiana, USA
Created by: Marc Doty
Record added: Jan 21, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103877968


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