Edna Edith Cole Bennett, 97, of 418 Brentwood Drive in Covington, died Saturday, February 24, 2018 at her home.
Mrs. Bennett was born December 24, 1920, at Jumping Branch, WV, a daughter of the late Elbert and Eunice Mooney Bennett. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her Husband, Eldwin Bennett, one Son, Warren Cole, one Grandson, Mike Cole, one Granddaughter, Stephanie Reed Creasy, two Sons-in-law, Tony Grimmett and Doug Reed.
She had retired as a clerk and bookkeeper for the former A&P Grocery Store She was a longtime member of the Falling Spring Presbyterian Church and enjoyed crocheting, gardening, tending her flowers, reading, crossword puzzles and the love of her family.
Surviving are three Daughters, Rosemary Richards and her husband, Oliver, and Becky Reed all of Covington, and Barbara Grimmett of Hinton, WV; her Son and Daughter-in-law, Jerry and Melissa Cole of Winfield, WV; her Step-Daughter, Janet McNabb, and her husband, Bill, of Myrtle Beach, SC; seventeen grandchildren, Sara and Randy Fix and Alan Grimmett, all of Hinton, WV, Melonie and Scott Reed of High Point, NC, Roscoe Cole of Roanoke, Dean and Sarah Richards of Springfield, Steve and Lorraine Richards, Guy and Lisa Richards, Boone and Hope Cole, Debra and Jody Riley, Gregg and Amy Reed and Chris and Christine Reed, all of Covington, Lee M. Cole and Erin and Chris Stennett, all of Jumping Branch, WV, Megan and O.J. Lilly of Wytheville, Billy McNabb and Tonya Dallas and Christy McNabb, all of Myrtle Beach, SC; 33 Great Grandchildren, 7 Great-Great Grandchildren; one Sister, Betty Agee, of Bartlett, TN, and a host of nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held Wednesday, February 28, 2018, at 2:00 PM in the Chapel of Arritt Funeral Home with Pastor Steve Richards officiating.
Interment will be made in the Restwood Memorial Gardens in Summers County, WV.
Pallbearers will be grandsons and honorary pallbearers will be granddaughters.
The family will receive their friends for one hour prior to the service at Arritt Funeral Home.
The family suggests that donations in Mrs. Bennett’s name be made to Mountain Regional Hospice; P.O. Box 637; Clifton Forge, VA 24422.