Lucille Bennett, the daughter of the late Roosevelt and Sylvia Estele Ramsey Hart, was born near Parma on July 4, 1927, and died at her home in Cape Girardeau on Saturday, March 13, 2004, at the age of 76.
Mrs. Bennett had lived most of her life in Bloomfield and Dexter and had lived in Cape Girardeau the past two years. She had been a member of the First General Baptist Church in Dexter until moving to Cape Girardeau where she transferred her membership to the First General Baptist Church there. She had been a seamstress and worked at the Elder Manufacturing Company in Bloomfield.
Surviving are one daughter, Connie Bennett of Cape Girardeau; one brother, Miles Ezra Hart of Henderson, Ky.; three sisters, Vera Ross, Ruth Jennings of Dexter, and Helen McClintick of Williamsburg, Va.
She was preceded in death by one brother, Henry "Hank" Hart, and one sister, Clarice Goldsmith.
Visitation was held after noon today, Tuesday, March 16, 2004, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Funeral services were held today, Tuesday, March 16, 2004, at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter with Pastor Sam Ramdial of Cape Girardeau and Rev. Kenneth Biggs officiating.
Interment followed in the Memorial Park Cemetery in Malden with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.