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Ohio Obituaries - 1998 - Claris Edward Bennett Sr.

Claris Edward Bennett Sr., 95, of Yellowbud, went to be with his Lord February 16, 1998, at 1:00 pm in Valley View Manor Nursing Home, Frankfort, Ohio. He was born January 3, 1903, in Yellowbud, Ohio, to Jerimaha and Clara Fox Bennett. On May 31, 1924, he married Evelyn (Easter) Bennett in Calvary Evangelical Church in Circleville, Ohio. She preceded Claris in death on March 10, 1987. Claris is survived by daughters, Jean E. Clark, Columbus, and Ruth E. Thompson, Kingston; sons and daughters-in-law, John E. and Betty Bennett, Frankfort, and Claris Edward Jr. and Patricia Bennett, Kingston; 15 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Debra (Bennett) Park; two sons-in-law, Kenneth Clark and Dale Thompson; a brother, Jerimaha Bennett; a sister, Dorothy; two half-brothers; and four half-sisters. Mr. Bennett, a retired carpenter and electrician, was a lifetime member of Yellowbud United Methodist Churh where he was Sunday School Superintendent, led the singing, and was a delegate to the Methodist Conference for many years. he was also on the building fund committee and help build the church parsonage. For 77 years, he dedicated his life to building the kingdom for Christ's sake. The funeral will be 11 am Thursday, February 19, 1998, at the Hill Funeral Home in Kingston, with ths grandson, Rev. Dan Bennett, officiating. Burial wll follow in Springbank Cemetery. Calling hours will be 2-9 pm Wednesday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made through your local church to the Gideons or to Valley View Manor in Frankfort, Ohio.

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Submitted by Carla Mascara


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