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May Bennett

d. October 18, 2016

May Bennett, 90, of Portsmouth, died Tuesday, October 18, 2016, at the Sanctuary at Tuttle Crossing in Dublin.  Born on May 17, 1926 in Scioto County, she was a daughter of the late John and Violet Watkiins Whitely and was a member of Temple Baptist Church.

Also preceding her in death were her husband, Bernard Bennett, three brothers, Ed, Henry and Kenneth Whitely and a sister, Rosa May.

May is survived by a son, Michael (Rebecca) Bennett of Portsmouth; a daughter, Diana (Jim) Hieneman of Hilliard; a sister, Goldie Weddington of Wheelersburg; four grandchildren, Larry, Shannon, Sarah and Matthew; seven great-grandchildren and a great-great grandson.

A Celebration of May’s Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, October 21st, at the BRANT FUNERAL HOME IN SCIOTOVILLE with Rev. John Gowdy officiating.  Interment will be in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive guests at Brant’s from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Thursday.

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