Gertrude (Mowery) Bennett, age 83 of Belington, WV went to be with her Lord on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at the home of her son, Walter and Dawn Bennett.
She was born June 10, 1937 in Harman, WV and was a daughter of the late Oscar Mowery and Stella Maude (Helmick) Mowery.
In addition to her parents, Gertrude was preceded in death by her husband, John Paul Bennett in 2007; one daughter, Brenda Bennett and all of Gertrude's siblings. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Mrs. Bennett was a member of Haven of Hope Church in Belington, WV.
She is survived by 4 daughters, Betty Turley of Middletown, MD, Kathern Bennett of Mill Creek, WV Sharon Bennett of Mill Creek, WV and Judy Bennett of Maryland; 3 sons, Estel Bennett of Elkins, WV, Walter Bennett and wife Dawn of Belington, WV and Dennis Bennett of Philippi,WV ; 23 grandchildren and 23 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
A special thanks to Misty Wills for helping with the care of Gertrude.
Family will receive friends on Friday, September 4, 2020 from 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM at the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg. A Graveside Service will follow at 2:00 PM in the Bennett Cemetery on Spruce Mountain, Onego, WV with Pastors Howard and Benita Swick oflficiating. Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions, all individuals entering the funeral home will be required to maintain social distance and wear face coverings at all times.
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