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Brenda Kaye Bennett

Brenda Kaye Bennett, age 63, 1520 Chestoa Pike, Erwin, passed away at her home, Friday, July 18, 2014. She was a lifelong resident of Erwin and a daughter of the late Robert James and Cleo Tipton Sumlin. Mrs. Bennett was a former employee of Industrial Garment and Morrill Motors. She was of the Baptis t faith.

Mrs. Bennett is survived by her husband of forty-four years, Manis Bennett; one son, Justin Jay Bennett and wife, Phylisha; two daughters Tina Morrow and husband Jr. and Kristy Edwards and husband, Eddie, all of Erwin; one brother, Robert James Sumlin of Erwin; five grandchildren, Logan Morrow, Wyatt Morrow, Grace Morrow, Hannah Bowen and Olivia Edwards; one niece and one nephew also survive.

Funeral service will be held at 7:00 P. M. Monday, July 21, 2014, from the Robert Ledford Funeral Home. Reverend Burnie Jones and Reverend J. C. Sheets will officiate. Music will be provided by Inez Chandler, Pianist. Pallbearers will be Justin Bennett, Jr. Morrow, Robert Sumlin, Logan Morrow, Eddie Edwards and Adam Tipton. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 P. M. Monday prior to the funeral service. Committal service will be held at 11:00 A. M. Tuesday, July 22, 2014, in Evergreen Cemetery. The ministers, family, friends and pallbearers are requested to meet at the cemetery by 10:45 A. M. Tuesday.

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Robert Ledford Funeral Home, 720 Ohio Avenue, Erwin, is privileged to serve the Bennett family. (423) 743-1380.