She was born on April 5, 1941, on Elk Mountain in Circleville, the daughter of the late Willie and Grethel (Lambert) Vandevander.
Ms. Bennett attended Circleville High School and was a homemaker. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Surviving are two daughters, Angela Bennett of Petersburg and Joann Shook (Charles) of Verona, Virginia; three sons, Cecil Bennett and Bradley Bennett (Leslie), all of Circleville, and Matthew Bennett of Charmco; three sisters, Myrtle Bennett of Elkins, Cindy Whetsell of Kerens and Bonnie Mick (Gary) of Circleville; four brothers, Willis Vandevander of Brandywine, Curtis Vandevander of Ohio, Allen Vandevander (Boots) of Whitmer and Golden Vandevander of Elkins; 14 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by an infant son; two brothers, Jeff and Charlie; and a sister, Lena Mae.
Funeral services were held Wednesday at the Circleville Presbyterian Church with Pastor Fletcher Hutcheson officiating. Interment was in the Arbogast Cemetery in Cherry Grove.
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