Sunday, May 20, 2012

Bettie Bennett

Mrs. Bettie Bennett, 78, passed away on Saturday, May 19, 2012, at Winston Medical Center in Louisville, Mississippi.  Visitation will be at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, on Monday, May 21, 2012, from 5:00 p.m. until 8 p.m.  Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 22, 2012, at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Larry Wissel officiating.  Interment will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. 
 Born on January 21, 1934, Mrs. Bennett was a member of West Union Presbyterian Church.  She retired from Bennett’s Quik Chek, which she owned with her husband. 
 Mrs. Bennett is survived by her husband of 54 years, Dale C. Bennett; her daughter, Jennie Bennett Hodges and husband, Terry, of Ridgeland, Mississippi; and her son, Andy Bennett of Louisville, Mississippi.  She is also survived by two sisters:  Beth Williams McCoy and Janie Strain both of Houston, Texas, as well as her brother, Jack Williams of Bay City, Texas.  Mrs. Bennett has two grandchildren:  Orry Clark Hodges and Matthew Robert Hodges.  She is preceded in death by her son, Clark Bennett; and her parents, Mack Andrew “Red” and Ora Jane Steed Williams. 
 Serving as pallbearers will be Dustin Pearson, James Moffitt, Daryl Edmonds, Kevin Whitehead, Dan Sullivan, and Sam Livingston.  Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Tribute Program, P. O. Box 1000 Department 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.  Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS is handling the arrangements. You may sign the guestbook at