Lois Gorum Bennett

Published 7:00 am Wednesday, May 22, 2024

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Mrs. Lois Gorum Bennett, 96, of McKenzie, passed away Monday, May 13 at Andalusia Hospital.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 17 at Bethel Primitive Baptist Church at 37783 Garden Road in McKenzie with Brother Rex Tolbert officiating and Foreman Funeral Home directing. The interment followed behind the church in Bushfield Cemetery. Visitation for the public began at 10 a.m. Friday at the church.

She is survived by her sons and daughters-in-law, Charles and Sherry Bennett and Douglas and Vickie Bennett of McKenzie; grandchildren, Todd Bennett of Andalusia, Justin (Ginger) Bennett of McKenzie, Ashley (Lee) Nall of Red Level, and Anna (Tyler) Stephens of McKenzie; great grandchildren, Harper Bennett, Brittan Bennett, Shelby Bennett, Beau Bennett, Lane Nall, Leah Bennett, Halle Stephens, Natalee Nall, and Grey Stephens; her siblings, Raymond (Mary Alice) Gorum, Marvin Gorum, and Lucy Nell (Leray) Berry.

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She is preceded in death by her husband, Eddie Bennett whom she married on June 2, 1950; parents, Herbert and Mary Gorum; sisters, Flora Gorum and Barbara Mitchell and brother, Andrew Gorum.

Pallbearers were Todd Bennett, Justin Bennett, Lee Nall, Tyler Stephens, John McGowin and Rene Fischer.

Honorary pallbearers were Beau Bennett, Lane Nall, and Grey Stephens.