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Margaret Jane "Jane" LaRue Bennett
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Birth: Jul. 4, 1880
Center Hill
Houston County
Texas, USA
Death: Jul. 14, 1946
Houston County
Texas, USA

Jane LaRue was the daughter of William Washington (Wash) and Sarah Louise Albright LaRue. Her family lived near Lovelady, Houston County, Texas in the small farming community of Center Hill.

Jane married Walter Bennett on December 26, 1899 in Crockett, Houston County, Texas. They raised three children: Evy, Earle and Joe Bennett. The children all graduated from the Crockett Public School System and all of them attended college. Evy became an English teacher at Crockett High School.

Jane loved flowers and she grew them easily. Her jonquils were among her favorites. She also loved her family and home. She and Walter had one of the first cars in the county.

Jane died in 1946 from high blood pressure and a cerebral hemmorage. Her visitation was held in her home in Crockett. Several family friends were "sitters" during that time. She was a member of the First Methodist Church in Crockett.

Jane is buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Crockett, Houston County, Texas, next to her husband Walter. Her three children and their spouses are buried in the same plot which is visited by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Family links: 
  William Washington LaRue (1845 - 1923)
  Sarah L Albright LaRue (1856 - 1922)
  John Walter Bennett (1876 - 1950)*
  Evelyn Bennett Churchill (1900 - 1975)*
  Earle LaRue Bennett (1904 - 1953)*
  Joseph Walter Bennett (1908 - 1988)*
  George Washington LaRue (1869 - 1944)**
  Joseph Arthur LaRue (1876 - 1953)*
  Fannie T LaRue Hamilton (1878 - 1962)*
  Margaret Jane LaRue Bennett (1880 - 1946)
  William Hiram LaRue (1885 - 1913)*
*Calculated relationship
w/o J.W.
Evergreen Memorial Park
Houston County
Texas, USA
Maintained by: Susan Goolsby Courter
Originally Created by: Joel Farringer
Record added: Jul 22, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9167555
Margaret Jane Jane <i>LaRue</i> Bennett
Added by: Judy Richards
Margaret Jane Jane <i>LaRue</i> Bennett
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Rest in Peace, Jane.You Always Loved Your Jonquils.
- Susan Goolsby Courter
 Added: Jun. 10, 2012

- Judy Richards
 Added: Feb. 21, 2012

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