Funeral  services  for  Mrs.  Edith  Rhoten  Bennett,   90,   of
Whitleyville, TN, will be held at 11 A.M. on Saturday, January  5,
2019,   at   Anderson  -  Upper  Cumberland  Funeral  Home   in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the John  L.  Clark Memorial
Cemetery in the Stone community of Jackson County, TN.

   The family will receive friends on Friday from 1 P.M. - 8 P.M.,
and Saturday from 9 A.M. until time of services.

   She  passed  away   on   Wednesday,  January  2,  2019,  at
Cumberland River Hospital in Celina, TN.

  She was born December 19, 1928, in Gainesboro, TN, to the
late Henry Clay Rhoten and Ova West Rhoten. On July 8, 1944,
she was  married  to  the  late  Kirk Bennett, who  passed  away
January 8, 1975. She was a bus driver for the  Jackson  County
School  System, a  factory  worker, and  housewife. She  was  a
member of the Richmond Chapel Church of Christ.

  In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in
death by 3 Brothers: Hollis, Ray, and Herbert Rhoten; 4 Sisters:
Christine Rhoten, Ethel Stewart, Rosa Lee Heady,  and  Robbie
Sue Stewart; and 3 Sons-in-law:  Ottis Millsaps,  N.J. Mason, Jr.,
and Richard Stafford.

  Survivors   include   5   Daughters:  Sue Mason  and  Wanda
Stafford, both of Cookeville, TN, Linda  Millsaps  of  Whitleyville,
TN,   Fran (Walter) Davis  of  Gainesboro,  TN,   and   Jo  Helen
(Litton) Birdwell of Bloomington Springs, TN; 1 Bonus Daughter:
Bonnie  Warden  Albea  of  Cookeville,  TN;  10  Grandchildren:
Susan Greene of Nashville, TN, Scotty Birdwell  of  Gainesboro,
TN,   Steven   Bennett   of   Jamestown,   TN,   Tracy  Sandlin of
Bloomington  Springs,   TN,   Tracey Millsaps and Sharon Scott,
both of Cookeville, TN, Kay Kirby,  Sharon Loftis,  Kenny Davis,
and Chasity Hix, all of Gainesboro, TN; 23 Great Grandchildren;
and 8 Great Great Grandchildren.

   Bro. Ronald Strong and Bro. Dennis Smith will officiate at the
services.

   In  lieu  of  flowers, memorial  donations  may be made to the
Hurricane Cemetery or  the  Pharris Cemetery by contacting the
funeral home.
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