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Evonne Olive Bennett
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EVONNE OLIVE NELSON BENNETT , age 79 years, a resident of Job, WV and more recently a resident of Elkins Rehabilitation & Care Center (ERCC) departed this life Sunday morning May 6, 2018, at the Davis Medical Center at Elkins, WV, surrounded by her loving family. She had been in declining health.
She was born Sunday, August 14, 1938 at Whitmer, WV, a daughter of the late Racy King and Mable Swearingen Nelson. On February 13, 1957 at Maryland, she was married to Michael R. Bennett, who survives.
Surviving are three children, Michael Bennett and companion Melinda White, Karen Bennett Huffman and Jeffrey Bennett and wife Rebecca, all of Job; brothers and sisters, Racy Nelson, Jr. and companion Eleanor of Whitmer, Gail Barkley and husband Teddy of Parkton, MD, Judy Dearborn of Canaan Valley, Madalin Teter and husband Roy of Elkins, Brenton Nelson and wife Deborah of Glenn Burnie, MD, Pamelia White and husband Robert of Whitmer; sister-in-law, Bonnie Teter of Job; brothers-in-law, Tommy Bennett of Job and Dave Bennett and wife Darlene of Elkins; nine grandchildren, Scott Huffman, Lisa Bennett, Brittany Bennett and fiancé Jordan Corbitt, Kermit Bennett and fiancé, Kerstin Jones, Karla Huffman, Clinton Bennett, Lindsay Clark and husband Ryan, Luke Bennett and Pheobe Bennett; and eight great grandchildren, Alaca Rohrbaugh, Logan Rohrbaugh, Jeremiah Rohrbaugh, Chandlyr Milliron, Kaden Brown, Ava Ebaugh, Colton Ebaugh, and Kinzy Corbitt and several nieces, nephews and great nieces and nephews.
Preceding her in death are one sister, Doris Irene Nelson and one great grandson, Layne Corbitt.
She was a graduate of Harman High School with the class of 1957. She was a homemaker. She helped with Home Cleaning Service in Deerfield and Canaan Valley and she was a member of the Job United Methodist Church, where she was a previous Treasurer of the Church. She enjoyed reading, crochet and crossword puzzles, flowers and gardening.
The family will receive friends at the Job United Methodist Church at Job, WV on Wednesday from 5 to 8 PM. Final rites will be conducted at the Church on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 11 AM. The Rev. Earl Bible and The Rev. Mike Lambert will officiate and interment will follow at the Bennett Family Cemetery at Job, WV. The family suggests that expressions of sympathy be in the form of contributions to the family.

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Job United Methodist Church

23 Job Drive
Harman, WV 26270

funeral service




11:00 AM
Job United Methodist Church

23 Job Drive
Harman, WV 26270





12:00 PM
Bennett Family Cemetery

Whitmer Road
Job, WV 26270

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