Verlene BennettVerlene Bennett, 81, Dickinson, died Monday, Nov. 19, at her home.
Verlene Bennett, 81, Dickinson, died Monday, Nov. 19, at her home.
Verlene’s funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 23, at Ladbury Funeral Service with Rev. Jerry Sevier officiating. Interment will follow at the Medora Cemetery, Medora.
Visitation will be one hour prior to services at Ladbury Funeral Service.
Ruth Verlene Lee was born June 26, 1931, in Lawton, Okla., to Alfred Vesper Lee and Mary Edna (Fielder) Lee. She was raised and attended schools in the Lawton area.
Verlene married Richard A. Bennett on Sept. 8, 1948, in Lawton. Verlene was a housewife when they lived in Lawton, Snyder, Texas, Kermit, Texas, Big Bend National Park, Texas, Devils Tower, Wyo., and finally to Medora and Dickinson.
She also worked various clerking jobs until she began working for FMHA in Medora and then Dickinson. In her spare time, she loved to read, crochet, play computer games, email.
Verlene is survived by her children, Rick (Gayle) Bennett, Lena, Miss., and Karen (Keith) Wolf, Gladstone; three grandchildren, Eric Bennett, Pelahatchie, Miss., Wendy (Jack) Bennett, Pelahatchie, Miss., and Kassidy (James) Fields, Dickinson; and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Richard; a daughter, Susie; an infant grandson; an infant great-granddaughter; and her brother, R.D. Lee.
Arrangements are with Ladbury Funeral Service, Dickinson.
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