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Helen Marie Bennett

June 23, 1919 — January 7, 2017

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A former Owensboro, KY. native Mrs. Helen Marie Bennett, age 97 of Franklin, KY., entered into rest Saturday, January 7, 2017 at 5:00 AM at the Hopkins Nursing Facility in Woodburn, KY.

Arrangements are under the direction of Gilbert Funeral Home.  Services will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at the Chapel at Rosehill Cemetery with burial to follow in the Elmwood Cemetery in Owensboro, KY.

A native of Owensboro, KY., she was the daughter of the Fred Smith and the late Cecil Dane Kuykendoll Smith.  She was the wife of the late Judge William Francis Bennett.  A sister Anna Jean Foster preceded her in death.

She is survived by 2 daughters Sally Bennett Keith of Woodstock, GA and Cary Bennett Bowen (John) of Franklin, KY., a sister Martha Jane Quisenberry (Jimmy) of Owensboro, KY., and a brother-in-law B.J. Foster of Owensboro, KY., 5 Grandchildren T. Bradley Keith and Drew Keith, Hunter Bowen, Ben Bowen and Will Bowen, 8 great grandchildren.

Mrs. Bennett was a member of the Settle Memorial Methodist Church. She enjoyed her volunteer work in a lot of various organizations in Daviess and Simpson Counties.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Settle Memorial Methodist Church or to the Boys and Girls Club of Franklin-Simpson P.O.Box 888 Franklin, KY. 42135

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