Grace Bennett

Obituary of Grace Bennett


Grace Ann Bennett,

     85, of Bruceton Mills, WV, died Tuesday, May 16, 2017, in her home surrounded by her family.
     The daughter of the late Charles and Grace Richmond Swepston, she was born August 21, 1931 in Ballengee, WV.
      Grace Ann was a homemaker and a member of the Grace Bible Church. She enjoyed music and had a natural talent for playing numerous musical instruments for church functions.  Notably, she played the marimba at this past Easter church service. Grace Ann had a passion for collecting thimbles from all across the world.  She enjoyed playing Mexican train dominoes with friends and family.  Most of all, she cherished spending time with her family.  She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great- grandmother.
      In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dencil Bennett in 1967, a son, Kent Bennett, seven brothers and three sisters. She was the last living member of her immediate family.  
      Grace Ann is survived by a daughter and husband, Rhonda and Eddie Allen, of Bruceton Mills, WV; a daughter and her husband, Carla and Ken Wills, of Madison, GA; grandchildren:  Chris Allen and fiance Laura, Shaun Allen and wife Michelle, Amy Sullivan, Heather Bush, and Jason Bennett; two special young fellows; Anderson and Austin,  great-grandchildren:  Evelyn, Ethan, and Jovie; and several nieces and nephews.
      Family and friends will be received at the Carl R. Spear Funeral Home in Brandonville-Bruceton Mills, WV on Friday, May 19, 2017 from 12:00 until the 3:00 p.m. service in the funeral home, with Pastor Joe Peters officiating.  Graveside services will be held on Monday, May 22, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the Restwood Memorial Gardens, in Hinton, West Virginia.
     In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations to be made to the Grace Bible Church, 78 Straight Lane, Morgantown, WV 26508 or Source of Light International, 1011 Mission Road, Madison, GA  30650.
     Condolences may be sent to the family at www.spearfuneralhome.net