Lester Alva “Alva” Bennett

Lester Alva “Alva” Bennett

Summers County, West Virginia, USA
Death 26 Mar 1983 (aged 75)
Summers County, West Virginia, USA
Burial Summers County, West Virginia, USA
Memorial ID 86664060 · View Source
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Hinton News, Tuesday, March 29, 1983
Page 8, Column 1


Lester Alva Bennett, 76, died Saturday March 26 in a Hinton hospital after a long illness.

Born Dec. 29, 1907, in Raleigh County, he was a son of the late Meredith P. and Hattie Francis Plumley Bennett.

Mr. Bennett was a member of the Brooks Baptist Church at Hinton.

Survivors include his wife, Margaret Mae Bennett; five sons, James Robert Bennett, Meredith Bennett, Everette Bennett, Michael Bennett and William Bennett, all of Hinton; two daughters, Lovotta Graham and Drema Martin, both of Hinton; a brother, Issac Bennett of Hinton, and six sisters, Nerma Graham, Verna Adkins, Hattie Sears, Zona Graham, Ada Bragg and Dona Richmond, all of Hinton; 26 grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

Services were held Tuesday March 29 at 1 p. m. in the E. M. Meadows Funeral Home chapel at Hinton with the Revs. Ray Martin and Ray Garten officiating. Burial followed in the Bennett Cemetery on Tug Creek Mountain in Hinton.

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 86664060
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Lester Alva “Alva” Bennett (29 Dec 1907–26 Mar 1983), Find a Grave Memorial no. 86664060, citing Bennett Family Cemetery, Summers County, West Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Russell E Bennett Jr (contributor 46934630) .