ELMORE, Bennie L. Sr.
Bennie L. Elmore, Sr., 61, of East Hartford passed away Friday, (January 4, 2013) at Hartford Hospital. Born Dec. 12, 1951 in Allendale, SC, son of the late Herbert White and Lillie Graham-Stevens, he had lived in East Hartford most of his life. Bennie graduated from Hartford High School before entering the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. After the war he was employed by Pratt & Whitney Aircraft and has remained there for the past 39 years. In Bennie's free time he was an avid fisherman and enjoyed traveling. He is survived by his four children, Leon Elmore (Tonish), Deon Elmore (Valentina), Bennie Elmore II (Thea), and Tanya Elmore; his siblings, Michael Graham, Nathaniel Graham, Rochelle Graham, Cynthia Graham, Roxanne Hunte, and Lucinda Ming (deceased); 10 grandchildren, Savanna, Leon Jr., Desiree, Dawnee, Deon Jr., Zinniah, Justus, Morgan, Brynne and Brea; his stepmother, Pauline Rivers; his former wife, Gwendolyn Elmore; and his close friend, Al.
THIS IS A CORRECTION FROM WEDNESDAY'S PAPER. His family will receive friends FRIDAY, JAN. 11, 2013 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Carmon Windsor Funeral Home, 807 Bloomfield Ave., Windsor followed by funeral services at 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home with military honor to follow. Burial will be in Beautiful Gate Baptist Cemetery, Allendale, SC at the convenience of his family. SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCES. To leave on-line condolences please visit www.carmonfuneralhome.com.