Christine Martin Bennett
Christine Martin Bennett
  • October 29, 1926 - May 19, 2017
  • Martinsville, Virginia

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Christine Martin Bennett, of Martinsville, went to meet her Lord on Friday, May 19, 2017. Christine was born on October 29, 1926 in Martinsville to Mary Stegall Martin and Robert Cutler Martin.

She was a realtor for over 30 years and owned Rimmers Jewelry Store for a number of years. She was active in many clubs and organizations including Exchange Club of Martinsville, Toastmasters Club, Business and Professional Women's Club and at one time was President of the Realtors Association.

She was a long time member of the First Baptist Church of Martinsville where she taught seven year olds and later juniors and seniors.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Georgia Lee Martin Lee and her husband Davis E. Lee; brothers, William Donald (Don) Martin and Robert (Bob) Martin, Jr.

She is survived by her beloved son, William Wayne "Billy Wayne" Bennett and his wife Karen J. Bennett; grandsons, Jonathan Wayne Bennett of Richmond, VA and Joseph W. Bennett of Indiana; great-granddaughter, Courtney Bennett of Florida and great-grandson, Christopher Bennett of Martinsville; sisters-in-law, Billy Martin and Peggy Martin.

Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at First Baptist Church of Martinsville with Reverend John Fulcher and Reverend Dennis Knight officiating. Visitation will be at McKee-Stone Funeral Home from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 23, 2017.