January 6, 1925 - February 27, 2022
Sylvester Bennett, 97, of Badin, passed away Sunday, February 27, 2022in the Salisbury VA Medical Center, Salisbury, NC. His funeral service will be 1pm Saturday, March 5, 2022 in the Stanly Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Gerald Kemp officiating. Military Rites will be held at the Salisbury National Cemetery at a later date. The family will receive friends from 11am until 12:30pm. Mr. Bennett was born January 6, 1925 in Anson County, NC, to the late George Bennett and Mary Lee Marshall Bennett. He was a Veteran of the United States Army. Sylvester retired from ALCOA after twenty-nine years. He was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Albemarle, where he did door to door ministering. He loved fishing, good food, gardening, singing and story telling. Mr. Bennett especially loved his family and traveling with his family. Sylvester was preceded in death by his wife, Fannie Mae Powell Bennett in November, 2015. He is survived by three sons, Sylvester Ricardo Bennett, Jr. of Badin, NC, Oliver Bryon Bennett (Theresa) of Pembroke, GA and Stanley Burnell Bennett (Sharon) of Concord, NC; six daughters, Marietta Bennett of Charlotte, NC, Thomasine Watkins (Bernard) of Norwood, NC, Donna Carothers of Albemarle, NC, Zina Collins of Badin, NC, Zaru Bey (Karim) of Charlotte, NC and Shirley Westbrook of Mooresville, NC; three sisters, Lelia Jones of Simpsonville, SC, Rosetta White of Charlotte, NC and Luretta Kelly of Charlotte, NC; five sister-in-laws, Sarah Sutton of Badin, NC, Hattie Powell of New London, NC, Mattie Bennett of Charlotte, NC, Jean Bennett of Charlotte, NC and Mary Moore of West Hartford, CT, and a number of grandchildren, great grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren and a host of many nieces and nephews. Stanly Funeral and Cremation Care of Albemarle is serving the Bennett family.
Sylvester Bennett, 97, of Badin, passed away Sunday, February 27, 2022in the Salisbury VA Medical Center, Salisbury, NC. His funeral service will be 1pm Saturday, March 5, 2022 in the Stanly Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Gerald Kemp officiating.... View Obituary & Service Information
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