Ruth V. Bennett – HOOKSTOWN

Ruth V. Bennett, 79, of Hookstown, died Saturday morning, February 11, 2012 at Heritage Valley Beaver. 

Born January 1, 1933, in Hookstown, she was a daughter of the late Avery Graham and Olive May (Reed) Dawson.  A homemaker, Mrs. Bennett was a member of the Bible Missionary Church of Aliquippa.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Walter Bennett, on January 19, 2003; three brothers, Charles "Dick" Dawson; Robert "Bob" Dawson and Ford Dawson and a sister, Elizabeth McMasters.

Surviving are a daughter and son-in-law, Lois and Mark Halstead, Chester, WV; two sisters, Marie Allison, Florida and Esther "Dolly" Waters, East Liverpool, OH.  Also surviving are three grandchildren, Lisa and her husband, Justin Shaw, Newell, WV, Jonathan Halstead, Chester, WV and his fiancée, Jamie Govey and Rachael Halstead, Chester, WV; two great-grandchildren, Michaela and Alexa Shaw, Newell, WV.

Friends are welcome to call at the MCCONNELL FUNERAL HOME, 447 Pine Street, Hookstown, Daniel M. McConnell, Owner/Director, on Tuesday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., where a service will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m. with the Rev. Paul Treese officiating. 

Interment will follow in the Mill Creek Hill Cemetery, Georgetown.

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