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Elizabeth Irene Bennett

March 14, 1950 ~ January 1, 2021 (age 70)

Obituary

Elizabeth Irene Bennett, age 70, of Casey, IL passed away 8:30 a.m. on Friday January 1, 2021 at Cumberland Rehab and Health Care, Greenup, IL.  She was born March 14, 1950 in Terre Haute, IN, the daughter of J. Otis Huddlestun and Bessie Irene Jernigan Huddleston.  On June 28, 1986 she married Nathan P. Bennett in Hazel Dell, IL.

Survivors include her husband of 33½ years, Nathan Bennett of Casey, IL; sons, Jeffrey Bennett of Casey, IL and Jeremy Bennett (Kaley) of Westfield, IL; sister, Cheryl Richardson (Kyle) of Belleville, IL.  She was preceded in death by her parents.

Elizabeth was a 1969 graduate of Casey High school and continued her education and graduated from Lake Land College.  She was a retired Bookkeeper for Goben Oil Company.  Elizabeth was a faithful member of Hazel Dell Church of God.  She loved to research and prepare new recipes.  She enjoyed her garden and loved her pets. 

Due to COVID restrictions private services were held with Pastor Danny Harper officiating.  She was laid to rest next to her parents in Casey Cumberland Cemetery, Casey, IL.

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