Alice Bennett
1921 - 2018
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Alice L. Bennett, age 96 was born October 30, 1921 in Hatchechubee, AL to the late Jessie and Sylvester Covington. She was united in Holy Matrimony to Frank Bennett Sr. for 51 years and to this union 5 children were born. She was employed with Swift Factory and J C Penney. She was dynamic cook, seamstress, hair dresser and loved sports. Alice was a real "Class Act" she was a member of Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church since 1953 and served on the Usher Board until her failing health. Preceded in death by her parents, spouse, son, 2 grandsons, 3 sisters, 6 brothers and 1 great-grandson. Alice leaves to cherish her memories children Dorothy Person, John Bennett, Geneva Bennett all of Gary, IN, Lillie Drake of Fort Lauderdale, FL ; 2 sisters Jessie Mae Powell of Columbus, GA and Rosie (Clemmon)Julkes of Selma, AL; 19 grandchildren 36 great grandchildren, 8 great great grandchildren a host of nieces, nephews , cousins, friends and other relatives. Special Thanks to Assure Home Health Care. Visitation Friday, February 16, 2018 from 12:00p.m.-8:00p.m with family hours from 6-8:00p.m. Funeral Services Saturday February 17, 2018 at 11:00a.m. all services at Jerusalem Baptist Church 1741 Fillmore Street. Rev. Isaac Culver officiating. Interment Oak Hill Cemetery.



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Published in Post-Tribune on Feb. 14, 2018.
MEMORIAL EVENTS
FEB
16
Visitation
12:00 - 08:00 PM
FEB
17
Funeral service
11:00 AM
Jerusalem Baptist Church
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February 18, 2018
Words cannot express how sorry I am to hear of your loss. May God comfort you and your precious family during this difficult time in your life!
Earnest Tyler
February 17, 2018
Deepest condolences to the family and friends.
Cassandra Parish
February 16, 2018
RIP Grandma I'm going to miss you with lots of love from your favorite granddaughter Sugarlump
Wauconda Powell
February 15, 2018
To the Bennett Family;

We your extended family in Detroit has been honored and blessed to have known Alice. She was truly a blessing in all our lives and will be truly missed. Alice was always a strong cornerstone for our family. We send our heartfelt condolences.

Joseph Patrick
February 15, 2018
To the Bennett family you have our deepest sympathy in the death but heavens gain of your mother. On behalf of my family may God grant you peace in the days ahead.
Thomas Crowder
February 14, 2018
To the Bennett family,
Our families go a long way back. I fondly remember Alice as a strong loving person to all. My condolences to all the family and to a life welled lived. Rest in peace.
Geraldine (Squeaky) Cash
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