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Frances Melissa Edwards Bennett
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Birth: Oct. 3, 1920
Bogata
Red River County
Texas, USA
Death: Apr. 11, 2014
Bowie
Montague County
Texas, USA

Frances M. Bennett, 93, passed away Friday, April 11, 2014, in Bowie, Texas.
Visitation will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, April 14, 2014, with the funeral service to immediately follow in the Drawing Room of the White Family Funeral Home with Pastor Mona Millard officiating.
Graveside service will be held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 15, 2014, at Highland Cemetery in Deport, Texas.
Memorials may be made to Solaris Hospice of Bowie.
Arrangements are entrusted to the White Family Funeral Home of Bowie.
Frances was born October 3, 1920 to Bill and Mae Edwards in Bogata, Texas. She married John W. Bennett on August 4, 1935 in Hugo, Oklahoma. John and Frances resided in Red River County, Bryan and Angleton, retiring to Brenham for 16 years before moving to Bowie in 1999. Since 2004, Frances has resided in Independence Hall in Bowie.
She is preceded in death by her husband, parents, four sisters and two sons, Clyde and Jim Bennett.
Frances is survived by her son, John Bennett and wife, Helen of Bellevue; two daughters, Joan Been and husband, Jerry of College Station, Jannetta Tillman and husband, Joe of Waxahachie; daughter-in-law, Jane Bennett of Austin; nine grandchildren; twenty great grandchildren; and five great, great grandchildren.



White Family Funeral Home
Bowie, Texas 
 
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 Parents:
  William Henry Edwards (1886 - 1968)
  Mae Chesshire Edwards (1886 - 1971)
 
 Spouse:
  John Willis Bennett (1917 - 2005)
 
 Children:
  Melvin Clyde Bennett (1938 - 1939)*
 
 Siblings:
  Opal Edwards Denny (1907 - 1927)*
  Mary Zelma Edwards Wood (1909 - 1993)*
  Billie Edwards Summers (1914 - 1988)*
  Frances Melissa Edwards Bennett (1920 - 2014)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Highland Cemetery
Deport
Lamar County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Betty Carrol Cooper Omho...
Record added: Apr 12, 2014
Find A Grave Memorial# 127847111
Frances Melissa <i>Edwards</i> Bennett
Added by: Betty Carrol Cooper Omholt
 
Frances Melissa <i>Edwards</i> Bennett
Added by: Nancy (Boon) Lowery
 
Frances Melissa <i>Edwards</i> Bennett
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Rest in Peace Ms. Frances
- Nancy (Boon) Lowery
 Added: Feb. 28, 2016

- Betty Carrol Cooper Omholt
 Added: Apr. 12, 2014
 
 
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