Erna Bennett
BENNETT, Erna Kranzusch, 82, of Richmond, formerly of Germany, passed away January 7, 2011. She was the daughter of the late Albert and Elsine Weiss Kranzusch; and was preceded in death by her husband, Horace E. Bennett; and two brothers, Albert and Hans. Mrs. Bennett leaves to cherish her memory her daughter, Laura B. Tate; sons, Dennis (Tammy), Mark and Glenn (Pam); nine grandchildren, Mandy, Matthew and Daniel Tate, Jason, Eric, Michael and Jessica Bennett, Amber Beekman and John Harris; great-grandchildren, Molly, Lucas, Kara, Maddox, Taylor, Chesney and Daisy; a sister, Annaliese Peckmann; a brother, Hermann Kranzusch (Hannalora); sister-in-law, Christel Kranzusch; and a brother-in-law, Ernest Bennett. She was a devoted member of Webber Memorial Baptist Church. Her heartlight shined brightest for the children she loved to care for in the church nursery and for the many children she cared for in her home. Her remains rest at Bliley's-Chippenham, 6900 Hull St., where the family will receive friends Sunday, 3 to 6 p.m., and where funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Monday. Interment to follow at Maury Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital or Webber Memorial Baptist Church.


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Published by Richmond Times-Dispatch from Jan. 8 to Jan. 9, 2011.
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Laura, Be comforted in knowing that your Mom is at peace and in no more pain. Remember the good times and talk about them with your family--it does help to get through the rough periods. I'm thinking about you. Claudia
Claudia Leonard
January 11, 2011
Mandy, may God be with your family during this trying time. I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers-
Jennifer Conrad
January 11, 2011
Laura and family - my thoughts are with you over the loss of Mrs. Bennett. I'm sure that bright smile of hers will light up the gates of heaven as she joins hands with that close nit group of Webber ladies that made it there before her.

Allen
January 10, 2011
Just saw the obit for your mother today Glenn, wanted to express my deepest sympathies to you and your family. Please remember her in love and joy always.
Melsisa Wilfong
January 10, 2011
May His strength and eternal love carry you all through this time of grief and may you rest in the knowledge that she is at peace in His presence.
c dennis
January 10, 2011
Prayers and Love are sent your way to ask for comfort for your Family during this time of bereavement.
Tony Roberson
January 9, 2011
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Chris LaRue
January 9, 2011
May the love of friends and family carry you through all your grief Glenn.
Yemi Adepoju
January 9, 2011
May the love of friends and family carry you through all your grief Glenn.
Yemi Adepoju
January 9, 2011
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.
Paula Kennedy
January 8, 2011
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Glenn.
Marty Pribble
January 8, 2011
My prayers with you and your family.
Regards,
Mohamed A Mohamoud
Mohamed Mohamoud
January 8, 2011