|Birth: ||Apr. 7, 1900|
|Death: ||Feb. 6, 1979|
Ruth Wynne Bennett, 78, of 2363 McFaddin died at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 6, 1979, in Methodist Hospital in Houston.
She was born in Waco, Texas, and had resided in Beaumont since 1903. She was preceded in death by her husband, the late Sterling D. Bennett, prominent Beaumont attorney and former U.S. District attorney.
Mrs. Bennett was a graduate of Beaumont High School and attended University of Texas. She was active in many civic organizations and held many offices in the First United Methodist Church. She taught the Philathea-Berean Sunday School Class at since 1941.
A charter member of WSCS and first president of United Methodist Women, Mrs. Bennett was counselor of Omicron Chapter, Delta Rho Delta sorority for the past 32 years. She served in the administrative department of the Beaumont Independent School District.
Survivors include two sons, Sterling Wynne Bennett of Houston and Raymond D. Bennett of Fairfax, Va.; a daughter,
Sarah Roush of Houston; a brother, Robert L. Wynne Jr. of Beaumont; a sister, Evelyn Wynne Folse of Dallas; an aunt,
Minnie Wynne Myers of Waco; eight grandchildren, David, Brian, Karen and Charles Bennett, and Paul and David Roush, and Sterling Jr. and Starlett Bennett.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. today, Feb. 8, 1979, in First Methodist Church with the Rev. Wallace Shook
officiating. Burial will follow in Magnolia Cemetery with Reagan Duperier, Robert L. Wynne III, George Wynne, James Gilbert, Sterling W. Bennett Jr. and Paul Roush serving
The family requests that memorials be given to the First United Methodist Church or American Heart Association in lieu of flowers.
Services under the direction of Broussard's Mortuary.
Robert Lee Wynne (1869 - 1956)
Myrtle Wortham Wynne (1876 - 1931)
Sterling Dorothea Bennett (1888 - 1966)
Sterling Wynne Bennett (1925 - 2003)*
Alberta Ruth Wynne Bennett (1900 - 1979)
Evelyn Lee Wynne Folse (1906 - 1990)*
Robert Lee Wynne (1913 - 1990)*
Created by: kelly greer
Record added: Sep 06, 2011
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