December 8, 1940 - September 24, 2019
Shirley Elizabeth (Hampton) Bennett, age 78, of Erwin, passed away on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at her home. Shirley is a daughter of the late Clay and Ethel (Tipton) Hampton. She is a member of Lily Dale Church of Christ and retired from Texas Instruments/Siemens. She enjoyed gardening and drawing and was a kind and caring homemaker, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. In addition to her parents, Shirley is preceded in death by her husband, Wayne Curtis Bennett and her great-grandson, Jeremiah Lee Collins. Shirley Elizabeth (Hampton) Bennett leaves behind to cherish her memory: Daughters: Debra Baker and David Cutshall, of Greeneville, Donna Burton, of Erwin, Diane Hensley, of Erwin; Sisters: Wanda Georgia, of Erwin, Phyllis Parsley, of Maryland; 6 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren. The family would like to offer special thanks to Wendy Tipton, the nurses and staff of Caris Healthcare, and the medics at Washington County EMS for their love and care during this difficult time. The family respectfully requests the honor of your presence as we offer tribute and remember the life of Shirley Elizabeth (Hampton) Bennett in a funeral service to be held at 7:00 pm on Friday, September 27, 2019 in the chapel at Valley Funeral Home. Minister Jeremy Green will officiate. A visitation period to share memories and offer support to the family will begin at 5:00 pm and continue until service time on Friday in the chapel at Valley Funeral Home. A graveside committal service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, September 28, 2019 in Evergreen Cemetery. Those attending will meet at Valley Funeral Home by 10:30 am on Saturday to go in procession to the cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be Shirley's grandchildren. Condolences and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at www.valleyfuneralhome.net or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ValleyFuneralHomeErwin. These arrangements are made especially for the family and friends of Shirley Elizabeth (Hampton) Bennett through Valley Funeral Home, 1085 N. Main Ave., Erwin, 423-743-9187.
Shirley Elizabeth (Hampton) Bennett, age 78, of Erwin, passed away on Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at her home. Shirley is a daughter of the late Clay and Ethel (Tipton) Hampton. She is a member of Lily Dale Church of Christ and retired from... View Obituary & Service Information
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