In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to The Salvation Army Center of Hope, 4015 Stuart Andrew Blvd Charlotte, NC 28217. Noting in memory of Mr. Martin Bennett.
Obituary for Martin and Sarah Bennett
Martin Bennett born October 23, 1926 and passed away on April 4, 2021 and Sarah Ruth Harrell Bennett born June 13, 1932 and on passed May 4, 2020.
The most beautiful love story of two souls that were called to heaven. Sarah and Martin Bennett were a loving and dedicated couple, who were devoted as husband and wife, as parents, grandparents and friends to so many.
Sarah retired from Greensboro City Schools as a supervisory cook and later worked for Shipman Healthcare as a client caretaker. She was most known for her home cooking and would feed any soul she touched. Sarah was a member of the Magnolia Chapter #23 Order of the Eastern Star.
Martin Bennett (aka Bubby or Bubba) served in the United States Army as a World War II veteran and retired from the United States Postal Service as a groundskeeper for over 30 years. He had a passion for golf, lawncare and was known for keeping his yard well manicured and beautiful He also loved to teach people how to maintain a healthy yard. He was a lifetime member of the Invincible Masonic Lodge #251 in Greensboro, NC.
While raising their children they were faithful members of New Light Baptist Church in Greensboro, NC where they served as missionaries, Deacon and Deaconess. In later years, they became members of the Ebenezer Baptist Church in Charlotte, NC, where they continued service in Sunday School and missionary.
Sarah was preceded in death by Ella Ray Harrell and Lexie Blackmon Harrell (parents) and nine siblings. Martin was preceded by Ester and Martin Bennett (parents) and two of fourteen siblings. He is survived by two sisters Mrs. Helen Huntley of Winston-Salem, NC and Mrs. Aggie L. Joins (Bonzell) in Detroit, Michigan.
To honor and cherish their memory, they are survived by their children Ednir E. Bennett of Charlotte, NC, Seggie R. Bennett of Charlotte, NC, Perry Bennett (Sarah) of Greensboro, NC, and Wiley Bennett (Robin) of Greensboro, NC; 14 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren and a host of great great grandchildren. Both Martin and Sarah served as adoptive grandparents to a host of extended family and friends. Read More