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Frances Wilborn Bennett

June 27, 1922 — December 3, 2018

Frances Wilborn Bennett

Frances Wilborn Bennett of Colonial Heights, VA passed away December 3, 2018.  She was born in South Boston, VA on June 27, 1922 and was 96 years of age. She was the daughter of the late James Bailey Wilborn and the late Zulene Shanks Wilborn. She was married to the late William Allen Bennett.

 

She was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church in South Boston where she served as a deaconess. She graduated from C.H. Friend High School and Mary Baldwin College. She enjoyed a lengthy career as an elementary school teacher and was an avid gardener. She loved her vegetable garden and her roses.

 

Frances Wilborn Bennett is survived by:

Her Children
Carolyn Bennett Foster and her husband Lynwood Rogers Foster
James Hunt Bennett and his wife Nancy Snead Bennett

Her Grandchildren
Christopher Wilborn Foster
Mitchell Todd Foster
Kelly Bennett Beck and her husband Jayce Daniel Beck
Amanda Hunt Bennett
Allison Leigh Bennett

Great Grandchildren
Cole Bennett Foster
Brett Atwood Foster
Tyson Christopher Foster

Special Nephew
Shanks Mitchell Wilborn, Jr.

Many dear friends

 

***Preceded in death by***

Her Son, William Allen Bennett, Jr.

 

A funeral service will be held Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at First Baptist Church, 815 North Main Street, South Boston, VA with the Rev. Susan Davis and Rev. Dr. Bob Ballance officiating. Burial to follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery.

 

The family will receive friends Thursday, at 1:00 P.M. at First Baptist Church.

 

For memorials please consider First Baptist Church, 815 North Main Street, South Boston, VA 24592.

 

Online condolences may be directed to www.powellfuneralinc.com.

 

Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home, Powell Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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