Nora Yvonne Bennett, daughter of the late Orvil and Nora Mae Carter Jackson, was born in Bernie, Missouri on February 29, 1936, and passed away at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Missouri on April 14, 2015, at the age of 79 years, 1 month and 16 days.
She had lived in the Dexter, Missouri area all her life and was a member of the Southwest Church of the Nazarene in Dexter, Missouri.
On July 14, 1956, she was married to J. C. Bennett in Hernando, Mississippi. He preceded her in death April 21, 2011.
Surviving are one son, Jay Bennett of Dexter, Missouri; one daughter, Jana Bennett of Dexter, Missouri; six grandchildren; four great grandchildren; one brother, Raymond Jackson of Bernie, Missouri; and two sisters, Helen Russell of Dexter, Missouri and Barbara Jewell of Bernie, Missouri. Other relatives and many friends also survive. She was preceded in death by one son, Tracy Bennett, three brothers and two sisters.
Visitation will be Friday, April 17, 2015, after 12:00 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter, Missouri.
Funeral services will be held Friday, April 17, 2015, at 1:00 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Chapel in Dexter, Missouri with Rev. Brandon Powell of Dexter officiating. Interment will be in the Missouri Veteran's Cemetery in Bloomfield, Missouri.