James "Jim" Bennett

RAINELLE -- James Lacy "Jim" Bennett, 63, died Sunday, Feb. 14, 1999, in a Fairlea hospital following a long illness. Born Sept. 26, 1935, at Hinton, he was the son of the late Lacy and Ebbie Sims Bennett. Mr. Bennett was a salesman and businessman in the Rainelle area, and was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose, Rainelle. Survivors include a sister, Mazie Shafer and her husband, Melvin, of Colorado Springs, Colo.; a brother, George Bennett and his wife, Betty, of Rainelle; a niece, Vicki McCormick and children, Sarah, and Ryan, all of Colorado Springs. Services will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at Smathers Funeral Home Chapel, Rainelle, with the Rev. Ray Atkins and Sister Tacy Black officiating. Burial will follow in the Wallace Memorial Cemetery, Clintonville. Friends may call 7 to 9 p.m. today at Smathers Funeral Home Chapel, Rainelle. Arrangements by Smathers Funeral Home, Rainelle.

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