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Lettie LaVone Bradshaw Benetz

Birth
Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA
Death 15 May 1993 (aged 58)
Pulaski County, Arkansas, USA
Burial Alexander, Saline County, Arkansas, USA
Memorial ID 161006269 · View Source
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Lettie LaVone (Bradshaw) Benetz was a widow at the time of her death. She had been a loving wife to Emil Peter "Pete" Benetz Jr and a loving mother to Brenda Carol (Benetz) Ragsdale, Mills and Dana Ellen Benetz. She was a dedicated house wife who strived to take care of her family each and everyday. She was a Christian and a member of Life Line Baptist Church. LaVone and Pete could be found for many years at craft shows around the state of Arkansas. She was a Tole Painter and Pete learned Country Craving. They combined the two to make beautiful works of art. After Pete's death, she was commissioned to paint several Cachets (First day issue stamp envelopes) for several US stamps. She painted envelopes for the Devil's Tower stamp and the Love Birds stamp which was first issued in Romance, AR. She enjoyed tole painting, bird watching, sewing and playing card games. She is still missed by her family today.


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  • Created by: Dana Benetz
  • Added: 14 Apr 2016
  • Find A Grave Memorial 161006269
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lettie LaVone Bradshaw Benetz (19 Sep 1934–15 May 1993), Find A Grave Memorial no. 161006269, citing Forest Hills Memorial Park, Alexander, Saline County, Arkansas, USA ; Maintained by Dana Benetz (contributor 48989348) .