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 Granville Jefferson Bennett

Granville Jefferson Bennett

Grantsville, Calhoun County, West Virginia, USA
Death 3 Oct 1953 (aged 77)
Weston, Lewis County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Mount Tabor, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 61574154 · View Source
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                GRANVILLE BENNETT
                    Funeral Set Today

Funeral services for Granville Bennett, 77, of 1312 1-2 S. Kanawha St., who died at 6:45 p.m. Saturday following a four-month illness, will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. today from the Melton Mortuary Chapel with the Rev. E. R. Schafer officiating assisted by the Rev. B. L. Jones.

Burial will follow in Mt. Tabor Cemetery.

He was born at Grantsville, the son of James A. and Sarah A. Bennett.

A life-long member of the Missionary Baptist Church, Bennett was a school teacher for 19 years, served four years as postmaster at Lanark, and was an attache in the House of Delegates and Senate from 1947-53.

Survivors include his wife Gladys Patton Bennett; a daughter, Mrs. Cleo Dodrell of St. Marys, Pa.; four sons, Chloe and Philip of Flint, Mich.; Ralph D. of Pittsburgh, Pa.; and Keith of Ripley; and two sisters, Mrs. Lena Miller of Clarksburg, and Mrs. Rettie Frame of Frametown.

The body will remain at the Mortuary until the funeral hour.

Active pallbearers will be James, Walter, Warren and Paul Patton, Glen Daniel, and Gordon Richmond.

Beckley Post-Herald
Beckley, W.Va.
Monday Morning
October 5, 1953
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  • Created by: Terry Collins
  • Added: 13 Nov 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 61574154
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Granville Jefferson Bennett (29 Apr 1876–3 Oct 1953), Find A Grave Memorial no. 61574154, citing Mount Tabor Cemetery, Mount Tabor, Raleigh County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Terry Collins (contributor 47215366) .