Irene Bennett

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Irene Bennett

1923-12-30th - September 29, 2018

Irene Bennett Irene Bennett, 94, of McALester, died Saturday, September 29, 2018, at McAlester Regional Health Center.
The family will greet friends today between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Bishop Chapel of Memories.
Funeral services will be Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Bishop Chapel of Memories with burial at Ashland Cemetery. The Rev. Bart Patterson will officiate.
Active pallbearers will be her nephews.
Irene was born on December 30, 1923, in Wardsprings, to George W. and Zella Hawkins Dunn. She grew up and attended schools in Wardsprings and Ashland.
Irene married Burel L. Bennett in October 1943, in Stuart.
She attended Friendship Church of the Nazarene in Ashland.
Irene always loved to garden, sew quilts and shop.
She is survived by a daughter-in-law, Linda Bennett, of Bache; two granddaughters, Lori Bennett, of Bache, and Angie Brown, of Bache; two great-granddaughters, Kayli Bennett, of Fort Smith, Arkansas, and Meghan Crone, of Indianola; a great-great-grandchild, Kaia Crone, of Indianola; one sister, Willa Dean Colley, of Stuart, and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Burel Bennett ; one son, Gary Bennett; five brothers, Vernon Dunn, (Shot) Dunn, Jim Dunn, Aubry Dunn and Autry Dunn, and three sisters, Hazel Lenox, Ruth Harrington and Wilma Edwards.
Published on October 1, 2018
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