Mary Evelyn Bowers Bennett

Published 9:02 am Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Mary Evelyn Bowers Bennett, 89, of Elizabethton, passed away Tuesday, November 11, 2014, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton.
A native of Carter County, she was a daughter of the late Luther A. and Flaura Buckles Bowers.
Mrs. Bowers was a homemaker. She was a member of Blue Springs Christian Church. She loved to work in her flowers.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Dairus Bennett; two sisters, Reva Angel and Margaret Campbell; and four brothers, Ola, Roy, Emmert and Darrell Bowers.
Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Penny and Ricky Campbell, Elizabethton; three grandchildren, Jermy Campbell and wife Nikki, Lynnett Whitehead and Casey Thomas and husband Daniel, all of Elizabethton; nine great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Stella Mae Brewer, Elizabethton, and Novella Massengill and husband Paul, Bluff City. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Graveside services for Mrs. Bennett will be conducted at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 12, in the Roy Bowers Cemetery with the Rev. Mark Potter officiating. Interment will follow the service. Active pallbearers, who are requested to assemble at the cemetery at 3:20 p.m. Wednesday, will be Jermy Campbell, Ricky Campbell, Dewey Bowers, Dairus Bowers, Willard Bowers and Mickey Campbell. The family would like to express a special “Thank You” to the staff of Life Care Center and Judy Bowers. Friends may also visit with the family at the residence. Family and friends will assemble at the cemetery at 3:20 p.m. Wednesday. Condolences may be e-mailed to
Memorial Funeral Chapel is serving the Bennett family.

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