|Birth: ||Feb. 9, 1876|
|Death: ||Aug. 14, 1958|
Bryson Pioneer Dies Today in Olney Hospital
Mrs. Orton Bennett, Sr., long time resident of Bryson, Texas died at 2:45 p.m. today in the Olney Hamilton Hospital following an illness.
Funeral arrangements are pending, and Morrison Funeral Home of this city will be in charge of funeral arrangements.
Survivors include five sons and two daughters. They are Bruce and B.S. Bennett of Bryson, Orton Bennett, Jr., Boyd and Pearl Bennett, all of Graham; and Mrs. Travis Hill, Bryson, Mrs. Houston Denning, Seymour; 19 grandchildren, and several great grandchildren.
Funeral Rites For Mrs. Bennett Held Saturday.
Funeral services for Mrs. Pauline Elizabeth Bennett, 82, Bryson, Texas, pioneer, were conducted 4 p.m. Saturday in Morrison Funeral Chapel with Rev. Cearley and Minister Base officiating. Burial was in the Center Ridge Cemetery with Morrison Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Bennett died Thursday, Aug. 14, about 2:30 p.m. in the Olney Hamilton Hospital following a long illness.
Born Feb. 9, 1876 in Collin County, Mrs. Bennett was a daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. W.F. Bottoms.
She married Orton Bennett, Sr. on Jan. 1, 1896 in Jack County, and the couple moved to eastern Young County in 1902.
Survivors are five sons, W.F. Bennett of Bryson, Boyd Bennett, Pearl Bennett, and Orton Bennett,Jr., all of Graham, and Bruce Bennett of Morris, Okla; two daughters, Mrs. Martha Hill, Bryson, and Mrs. Roberta Denning, Seymour; nineteen grandchildren, and twenty-eight great grand children.
Pallbearers were Carl Smith, John Birdwell, Henry Johnson, Elmer Orr, John Shuck, and Travis Brown.
As told by Mildred Denning Harrison about her Grandmother - Pauline Elizabeth Bottoms Bennett:
Grandmother would say to me, "You need to make yourself useful as well as ornamental".
William Fletcher Bottoms (1835 - 1933)
Talitha Jane Boyd Bottoms (1838 - 1901)
Orton Bennett (1871 - 1948)*
William Fletcher Bennett (1896 - 1968)*
Boyd Smith Bennett (1898 - 1981)*
Pearl Bennett (1900 - 1979)*
Martha Jane Bennett Hill (1902 - 1969)*
Roberta Ann Bennett Denning (1903 - 1990)*
Orton Bennett (1907 - 1977)*
Bruce Bennett (1909 - 1965)*
Garnie Quay Bennett (1912 - 1912)*
Thomas Newton Bottoms (1854 - 1855)*
William Henry Bottoms (1857 - 1942)*
Rebecca Jane Bottoms Morrow (1858 - 1936)*
Newton Wesley Bottoms (1860 - 1897)*
George B. M. Bottoms (1864 - 1866)*
Pearl Bottoms (1871 - ____)*
Lucy Bottoms (1874 - 1875)*
Pauline Elizabeth Bottoms Bennett (1876 - 1958)
Center Ridge Cemetery
Maintained by: Debra Harrison White
Originally Created by: mystic75074
Record added: Feb 04, 2008
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