Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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October 1, 2013

Sherri Dawn Bennett

MATOAKA — MATOAKA - Sherri Dawn Bennett, 47, of Matoaka, went to rest in eternal peace on Sunday, September 29, 2013. Born May 17, 1966 at Princeton, she was the daughter of Rex Dove and Jennie Copley Dove of Matoaka.

Mrs. Bennett was a graduate of Matoaka High School. She was a homemaker and a member of the Jesus Name Church.

Survivors include her husband, Eddie Bennett; one son, Eddie Bennett, Jr. of Matoaka; one daughter, Jessica Jennings of Matoaka; three grandchildren whom loved their Nanna, Austin Bennett of Athens and Andrea Goins and Tyler Goins, both of Matoaka; one sister, Angel Dove of Matoaka; two nieces, Amber Graham and Mandi Wright, both of Matoaka; four special great-nieces; and one great-nephew.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, October 3, 2013 and the Rowland H. Bailey Funeral Chapel of the Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton with Pastor Marvin McKinney officiating and Geraldine Turner assisting. Interment will follow at the Bennett Cemetery in Matoaka.

Serving as pallbearers will be Timmy Wright, Troy Goins, Jr., Gary Bennett, Rick Taylor, Paul Bullins and Willis Bullins.

The family will receive friends Thursday, October 3, 2013 from 12:00 p.m. until service hour at the Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton. To view a video tribute to Mrs. Bennett, or send the family online condolences, please visit

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