|Birth: ||May 13, 1881|
|Death: ||Mar. 13, 1964|
The Waverly News Wednesday, March 18, 1964
Mrs. Martha E. Bennett
Mrs. Martha E. Bennett, 84, of 218 E. North Street, Waverly, mother of Waverly Police Chief John C. Bennett, died at 2:30 p.m. Friday, March 13 at the Pike County Hospital. Her death followed an extended illness.
Born May 13, 1879 in the Denver community she was a daughter of Calvin and Mary A. (Blake) Sprouse. She had spent pratically her entire lifetime in Waverly.
On May 14, 1900 she married Joseph Bennett, who died March 14, 1942.
Surviving are two sons, John C. Bennett of 228 E. Emmitt Ave., and James Bennett of Clifton, W. Va.; two daughters, Mrs. Virginia Webb of 303 First Ave., Waverly, and Mrs. Louise Stockdale of Indianapolis, Ind.; one brother, James Sprouse of Jackson, O.; one sister, Mrs. Ruth Denniston of Bushkill, Pa.; 11 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by five brothers and three sisters.
Mrs. Bennett was a member of the former Pleasant Hill Methodist Church.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Monday at the Botkin Funeral Home here with Rev. Don Pfeifer officiating. Burial followed in Evergreen Cemetery here.
Calvin Leonard Sprouse (1855 - 1899)
Mary Alice Blake Taylor (1860 - 1932)
Joseph Edward Bennett (1875 - 1943)
Martha Ellen Sprouse Bennett (1881 - 1964)
James William Sprouse (1884 - 1974)*
Charity Ann Sprouse Lewis (1888 - 1918)*
Teresa Lutitia Sprouse Hall (1891 - 1958)*
Evergreen Union Cemetery
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