She was born Aug. 11, 1922, in Martin County, Ind., as the daughter of Hubert and Nyta Gunkel Bond.
She graduated from Garfield High School in Terre Haute.
She married William W. Bennett on Aug. 10, 1941, in Terre Haute.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband William W. Bennett, grandsons Robert and Mark A. Lancaster, and son-in-law Dennis Abernathy.
She is survived by daughters Julia Ahrens and husband Clark, Columbus, Ind., and Susan Abernathy, Carrollton, Ga., son Jeffrey Bennett and wife Barbara, Brazil, sister Bette Cable, Brazil, brother Hubert Bond, Terre Haute, grandchildren Andrew (Brenda) Lancaster, Mitch (Nona) Lancaster, Angela (Mike) Yorechak, Lee Ann Rhine, Jana Kennedy and Russ (Dehabra) Abernathy, great-grandchildren Andrew, Joseph and Lacey Lancaster, Nick, Trent and Luke Lancaster, Justin Gardner, Joshua Rhine, Sara and Will Kennedy and Dylan and Ben Abernathy, and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be 5-7 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 14, at Moore Funeral Home.
Funeral services will take place at 7 p.m. A private burial will follow Monday at Haromny Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.
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