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W.T. Bennett, 88

New Albany MS obituary 2017

W.T. Bennett

(August 9, 1928 – May 15, 2017)

New Albany-Ward Tate “W.T.” Bennett, 88, passed away Monday, May 15, 2017 at Dogwood Assisted Living in New Albany. He was born August 9, 1928 in New Albany to Ward L. Bennett and Olice Rudell Tate Bennett. He was the retired owner of Bennett’s Grocery Store. He was a member of First Baptist Church.

Services will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, May 19, 2017 at United Funeral Service with Michael Brown officiating. Burial will be at Vista Memorial Park. United Funeral Service will be in charge of the arrangements.

He is survived by two daughters, Patsy Holeman (Dusty) of Madison and Deborah Buskirk (Danny) of West Point; a sister, Blanche Carter of Kansas City, MO; seven grandchildren, Michael Brown, Mark Brown, Ben Brown, Adam Brown, Amy Joslin, Ginger Harden and Jessica Glusenkamp; and twenty-one great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, and his wife, Helen McDonald Bennett.

Pallbearers will be Mark Brown, Jim Joslin, Michael Harden, Brian Glusenkamp and Beau Riley.

Visitation will be Friday, May 19, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

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