Mary  Bennett
Mary Pauline (Cooper) Bennett, 83, of Alderson, passed away suddenly on Sunday, November 24, 2019, at Greenbrier Valley Medical Center from multiple medical complications. She was born on January 08, 1936, in Lawn, West Virginia, a daughter of the late Charles Raymond and Ethel Irene (Martin) Cooper.
Mary was a beloved homemaker and mother, who enjoyed gardening, flowers, and was known as a seamstress by trade. She was a devout member of the Griffith Creek Baptist Church. She will be remembered for her deep love of family, friends, and neighbors.
She is survived by sons, James Earl Bennett and wife Aleasa, of Talcott, Charles Ray Bennett and wife Sue, of Alderson; daughter, Barbara Ellen Bennett and companion Richard Whitwell, of California; brother, Howard Cooper, of Alderson; sisters, Dorothy Cooper, of Alderson, and Grace Parker, of Dawson; grandchildren: Lori Beth Bennett, of Oregon, Aaron Campbell Bennett, of Alderson, and David Alexander Whitwell and Kira Nicole Whitwell, both of California; as well as many loving nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Mary was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Oliver Earl Bennett, who passed away in 2002.
She was also preceded in death by brothers, Herbert Cooper and Harold Cooper.
Family and friends are welcome to attend the viewing at Griffith Creek Baptist Church on Saturday, November 30, 2019, from 11 a.m. with the service immediately following at the church at 1:00 p.m., with Pastor Audie Sorg and Evangelist Tim Spencer officiating. Interment will follow at Maude Chapel Cemetery in Dawson, WV.
Lobban Funeral Home is honored in being entrusted with the arrangements.
Condolences and memories may be shared with the Bennett family online at
Published on November 27, 2019


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Melvin Shafer
Nov 30, 2019
Family, so sorry for your Loss. I felt she was a super caring, lovable lady!