Martha Louise Bennett, 71, of Taylorsville, passed away on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
Born April 30, 1947 to Maura Martha Vonicia Johnson, she was a graduate of Happy Plains High School, Class of 1965. She was retired from Tyson Foods, Wilkesboro, and was a life long member of Zion Chapel A.M.E. Church.
Martha was known for her sweet, kind and loving spirit. She will be dearly missed. Martha emphasized “be quick and to the point.” She served her church, as the church’s treasurer, on the usher board, and served the Statesville District of the A.M.E. denomination.
She was preceded in death by her only sister, Margret Roberta Bennett Rucker.
In addition to her mother of the home, she is survived by a daughter, Lacindria Y. Bennett of the home; a niece and four nephews, Crystal Bennett, Kenneth [Debbie] Bennett, Ronald Eugene Bennett, Douglas [Krystal] Bennett, and Terry Bennett, all of Hiddenite; two great-nieces and two great-nephews, Peaches Bennett of Hiddenite, Angelica [Dan] Prendergast of Ft. Hood, Texas, and Jordan and Jeremiah Bennett, both of Taylorsville; and a God-Son to cherish her memory, Bobby Brown of Columbus, Georgia.
A Home Going Celebration of Ms. Bennett’s life will be held Tuesday, December 4, 2018, with visitation from 2:00 – 2:30 p.m. at Zion Chapel A.M.E. Church, Hiddenite. The funeral service will follow at 3:00 p.m. with Rev. Ernest Stinson to lead the Celebration of Life. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers and flower girls will be members of the Class of 1965.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Alexander Funeral and Cremation Service.
Condolences may be sent to www.alexfuneralservice.com.