Age: 93 Address: Pigeon Roost, North Carolina Date of Death: Thursday, March 20, 2014 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service
Details: Versie Barnett Bennett, age 93, of Pigeon Roost, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 20th, 2014 at Mountain Manor Assisted Living. A native of Mitchell County, she was a daughter of the late Dove and Mary Etter Barnett and wife of the late Bob Bennett who passed away in 2008. She was also preceded in death by son, Junior Bennett; one sister and two brothers. Versie loved to garden, be outside and spend time with her dog, Trixie. She was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother who will be deeply missed by her family.
Surviving is her granddaughter, Peggy Evans and husband, Billy, of Pigeon Roost; great-granddaughter, Brandy Aldridge and husband, Kodie; great-grandson, Bobby Evans and wife, Lauren, all of Pigeon Roost; one great-great granddaughter on the way, Addyson Evans; brother, Grady Barnett of Burnsville and daughter-in-law, Wanda Renfro and husband, Charles, of Green Mountain.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 23rd in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. Rev. Ricky Bennett will officiate. Burial will follow in the Bennett Family Cemetery on Pigeon Roost. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
The family requests memorial donations be made to Hospice of Mitchell County, 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777 or Gideons International, PO Box 264, Burnsville, NC 28714. To send online condolences, please visit our website at www.yanceyfuneralservice.com.