Mary Elizabeth Bennett, 89,
of Sunnyside passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2007, at Just Like Home in
She was born Sept. 5, 1917
in Joseph, Ore. to John Washington and Ruth Agatha (Meadows) Bennett. Mary was
a babysitter to many children in the Valley for more than 35 years.
She is survived by her
children, John Edwin Summers and wife, Kathyrn, of Spokane, Roberta Smallwood
and husband, Wayne, of Athens, Texas and Rosele Church and husband, Delmas, of
Othello; 13 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren; her siblings, Roxie
Patrick of Kansas, Clara Giece of Maryland, Edna Nichols of Yakima, Naomi
Pomerinke of Spokane and Joy McCoy of Irrigon, Ore.
She was preceded in death by
her parents; her husband, Ernest Bennett; one daughter, Maxine McCardy; two
brothers, Tommy and Edgar; and two sisters, Sally and Pat.
Viewing and visitation will
be held Tuesday, June 26, 2007 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home
in Sunnyside. Graveside services will be held Tuesday, June 26, 2007, at 2 p.m.
at Outlook Cemetery. Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside is in charge of