Caroline (Carrie) Bennett, 107 of Paris

bennettCaroline Grinstead Bennett, 107 of Paris and formerly of Deport, died on October 27, 2014 in Heritage House of Paris. Funeral Services are scheduled for Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at 2:00 pm in Wood Funeral Homes of Deport with Reverend Michael Gentry officiating. Burial will follow in Highland Cemetery. The family will gather at the funeral home from 1-2pm.

She was born in Ft. Polk, Arkansas, October 22, 1907 to Jake Lionel and Alice Sanders Grinstead. She was the last of nine children, having predeceased: Madge, Edith, Isabel, Joe, Tobe, Nubbs, Pete and Sam. On November 9, 1935, she married Jennings Bryan Bennett. He preceded her in death on February 6, 1966. She was also preceded in death by a son, John Harry Bennett in 1984. She was a long time Nurse’s Aid for the Deport Nursing Home.

She is survived by her daughter, Betty Jackson of Paris; daughter in law, Jean Bennett of Mesquite; 3 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; 4 great-great-grandchildren.

The family would like to especially thank the Heritage House and Mays Hospice for their care.

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