Marie Estelle "Dot" BENNETT(1923 - 2013)



BENNETT

Mrs. Marie Estelle "Dot" Madden Bennett, 89 of Lynn Haven passed away Thursday, March 14, 2013 in Panama City, FL. Mrs. Bennett was born April 8, 1923 to the late Edward and Nina Madden in Bellevue, Kentucky. She served her country during World War II in the United States Navy. She liked painting, Arts and Crafts, crossword puzzles and was an avid reader of Fern Michaels Novels. Mrs. Bennett loved fishing, traveling, and Japanese flower arranging (Ichibana). She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 50 years, William Erwin Bennett; a son, Michael Allen Bennett; five sisters, Margaret Townsley, Mary Lou Overman, Betty Herzog, Catherine James and Ann Carson. Mrs. Bennett is survived by three sons, Thomas Patrick Bennett (Rosanna) of Jacksonville, FL, Neil Morris Bennett (Roberta) of Colorado Springs, CO, William Erwin Bennett, Jr. of Lynn Haven, FL; 9 grandchildren, and 9 great grandchildren. Graveside funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at Ft. Barrancus National Cemetery in Pensacola, FL. The family will receive friends Saturday, March 16, 2013 from 5:00 P.M. until 7:00 P.M. at Southerland Family Funeral Home, Panama City. Expressions of sympathy may be submitted or viewed at www.southerlandfamily.com

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Published in the Kentucky Enquirer on Mar. 16, 2013