Syble D. BennettPublished 9:46am Wednesday, March 20, 2013
GLOUCESTER—Syble D. Bennett, 93, widow of Columbus L. Bennett, formerly of the Drewryville/Capron area of Southampton County, passed away March 19, 2013 at the Walter Reed Convalescent and Rehabilitation Center in Gloucester, Va. She was a native of North Carolina a daughter of the late Kelly Wells and Elsie Truitt Daughtry and also was predeceased by three sisters, Margaret Kirkpatrick, Edith Ray Powell and Emma D. Bennett.
Mrs. Bennett was retired from the Southampton County Department of Social Services. Survivors include three daughters, Carolyn B. Mowen (Don), Di Anne B. Davidsen (John), and Kay B. Anthony (Alan); three sons, Charles L. Bennett (Annette), Kelly W. Bennett (Wanda), and D. Michael Bennett (Debbie); 23 grandchildren; 41 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren.
A graveside funeral will be held at noon on Friday, March 22, at the Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery, Suffolk. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Wright Funeral Home, Franklin. www.wrightfuneralhome.org