Age: 82 Address: Pigeon Roost Community Date Of Death: Saturday, January 14th, 2017 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Service
Inez Peterson Bennett Duncan, age 82, of the Pigeon Roost Community, went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, January 14th, 2017 at the Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation of Spruce Pine.
A native of Mitchell County, she was a daughter of the late Dove and Nora Peterson. She was also preceded in death by her first husband, Glenn Bennett; two sisters: Catherine Bennett and Paulette Copp; step-daughter, Sherry Duncan. She was a member of Bear Creek Baptist Church who loved to travel, was a wonderful cook, working in her garden and flowers, sewing and quilting. Inez will always be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and sister.
Surviving is her loving husband, Robert Duncan; son, Rev. Rick Bennett and wife, Susie, of Jacks Creek; grandson, Matthew Bennett and wife, Sierra, also of Jacks Creek; great-grandson, Carson Glenn Bennett; sisters: Barbra Tipton and husband, Elmer, Carla Peterson and Hazel Bennett, all of the Bailey Settlement; step-daughter, Donna Wilson and husband, Dean, of Marion; step-son, Bobby Duncan and wife, Betty, of Marion; step-grandchildren: Candi Glenn and husband, Tom, Denay Wilson, Chrissy Duncan and Chad Duncan and wife, Marlene.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Monday, January 16th in the Chapel of Yancey Funeral Services. Funeral Services will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday at Bear Creek Baptist Church. Rev. Bruce Cannon and Rev. Chris Rathbone will officiate. Burial will follow in the Bennett Cemetery.
The family would like to say a special thank you to both Hospice of Yancey County and Hospice of the Blue Ridge for the wonderful care given to Inez. Flowers are appreciated or memorial donations may be made to Hospice at 856 Georges Fork Road, Burnsville, NC 28714 or 236 Hospital Drive, Spruce Pine, NC 28777.
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