Mrs. Catherine Mae Scott Bennett, age 86, a resident of De Queen, and former resident of Mansfield, Arkansas, died Saturday, February 26, 2011 at De Queen Medical Center, De Queen.
She was born to John Oscar and Sallie Caroline Terrell Scott at Greenwood, Arkansas, on March 17, 1924. She was a retired employee of Whirlpool, and a homemaker. She was a member of the Rock Creek Baptist Church at Mansfield, Arkansas, and enjoyed traveling, photography, and interior design.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her siblings, Hollie , Jack, John, and Claude Scott, Floy O. Parrish, and Rosie B. Ellis, and 2005, her husband, Charles Bennett.
She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Iris Carol and Father George Brooks of De Queen, a granddaughter, Kathryn Wood of Odessa, Texas, three great-grandchildren, Tatiana Weeks of Cabot, Ark., George Weeks of Sebastian , Florida, and Callinica Weeks of Midland, Texas, and one great-great-grandchild, Gracie, and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services for Mrs. Catherine Bennett will be held at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, March 2nd in the Rock Creek Baptist Church, Mansfield, Ark. with Bro. Bill Rose and Rev. Kenneth Elmore officiating. Private burial will be in the Fort Smith National Cemetery, Fort Smith, Ark., under the direction of Chandler Funeral Home, De Queen, Ark. The family will receive friends at Chandler Funeral Home on Tuesday, March 1st from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. You may send an on line sympathy message at www.chandlerfuneral.com.