Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Mary Bennett

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Mary Inez Bennett, 95, died July 5, 2008, at Lorien Assisted Living in Mount Airy.

Born April 4, 1923, in Dewitt, Va., she was a daughter of the late Waudy J. and Hettie D. Longmire Mangum.

She was the wife of the late William E. Bennett.

Mrs. Bennett was a registered nurse. She worked for many years as a public health nurse in Washington, D.C. She was a member of the Franconia United Methodist Church in Franconia, Va.

Survivors include two brothers, James W. Mangum and wife Janice of Gaithersburg and Oliver T. Mangum and wife Barbara of Chesapeake, Va.; one sister Margaret D. Pridgen and husband James of Spring Hope, N.C.; and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by seven brothers and sisters.

Friends may call 7-9 p.m. today at Cornerstone Funeral Home, Route 58 South, Nashville, N.C. Graveside services and burial will be 10:30 a.m. on Thursday in Oak Dale Cemetery, Spring Hope, N.C.

Memorial contributions may be made to Carroll Hospice Inc., 292 Stoner Ave., Westminster, MD 21157.

Molesworth-Williams P.A., Funeral Home in Damascus handled local arrangements.