Kathy Bennett

Kathy Richmond Bennett, age 59, of Mount Airy, North Carolina, passed away May 25, 2017, at her home.

Born in Clarksburg, she was a daughter of the late Izetta McCauley and William Franklin Rexrode.

Kathy was a 1976 graduate of Pocahontas County High School. She received a certificate in Hotel Motel Restaurant Management from Tidewater Community College in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Certified Nurse Aide certificate from Baptist Hospital in Winston Salem, North Carolina, and Director of Activities certificate from Surry Community College in Dobson, North Carolina. She worked as an activities director with the handicapped until her retirement in 2011.

She is survived by her husband of 23 years, William Louis Bennett; sons, Kevin Dwayne Bennett, Derek Ian Bennett and William Alexander Bennett, all of Mount Airy, North Carolina; grandchildren, Ashton Blake Bennett and Hannah Leigh Bennett, of Mount Airy, North Carolina; a sister, Carol Hefner, of South Carolina; and a special cousin, Mike McCauley, of Maryland.

Per her request, the body was cremated. A memorial service will be held Saturday, May 26, 11 a.m. at McGraw Funeral Home Chapel in Lewisburg with Rev. Rick Brown officiating. Family will receive friends from 9 a.m. until time of service. Her ashes will be spread at a later date, with those of her husband.

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