2009-05-14 / Obituaries


Mary Lillian Bennett, 80, of Fruitdale died May 9, 2009 at her residence.

Survivors include one son, David Patterson, Semmes; eight daughters, Elsie Green, Chickasaw, Marty Harris, Deer Park, Brenda Powell, Saraland, Debra Dingler, Satsuma, Betty Havison, Robertsdale, Patricia Booker, Wilmer, Pamela Hosford, Fruitdale; four stepdaughters, Connie Wilson, Iowa, Carol Grigsby, Shreveport, LA, Candy Ashley, Yazoo City, MS, Jean Tucker, Monroe, LA; three sisters, Dorothy Bennett, Wilmer, Betty Fairley, Leaf, MS, Gloria Grant, FL; 28 grandchildren; 43 greatgrandchildren; two great-greatgrandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, Mitchell Patterson.

The service was May 14 at 1 p.m. at Lathan Funeral Home Chapel in Chatom. Burial was in Four Points Baptist Cemetery in Tibbie.

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