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Lyda was born on November 30, 1922 and passed away on Thursday, November 28, 2019.

Lyda was a resident of Portsmouth, Virginia at the time of passing.

She was born November 30, 1922 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Kelly and Clare Duncan Bennett and was a graduate of Broadripple High School.

Visitation will be from 5 p.m. until service time Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at Cedar Grove United Pentecostal Church. A service celebrating her life will be 7 p.m., Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at Cedar Grove United Pentecostal Church in Tupelo with her longtime family friend Rev. Stephen Drury, from St. Louis, Missouri officiating. Graveside services will be 11 a.m.

Memorials may be made to First Church of Portsmouth, 912 Elmhurst Lane, Portsmouth, Virginia 23701.