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Dorothy Bennett

Dorothy M. Shaver Bennett, age 71, of Slaty Fork, died Sunday, September 21, 2014, at Davis Memorial Hospital in Elkins.

Born December 12, 1942, at Marlinton, she was a daughter of the late Henry and Lorraine Crickard Shaver.

Dorothy was a retired postmaster.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Cynthia Sharp; and two brothers, John Henry Shaver and Leon Crickard.

She is survived by her husband, Robert Bennett, of Slaty Fork; daughters, Kathy Carpenter, and husband, Aaron, of Marlinton; Roberta Rosencrance, and husband, Timmy, of Slaty Fork, and Sandra Beckwith, and husband, Ronald, of Valley Head; sons, Randall Bennett and Robert Bennett, Jr., both of Buckeye; sisters, Doris Wood, of Wheatfield, Indiana, and Karen Shearer, of Marlinton; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Family will receive friends Wednesday, September 24, from 6 to 9 p.m. at VanReenen Funeral Home. Funeral service Thursday, September 25, 2 p.m. at the Slaty Fork Methodist Church with Sam Felton and Ann Fretwell officiating. Interment will be in the Gibson Cemetery in Slaty Fork.

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