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“go out to the Bennett family my condolences I just find late she was a real lady since meet her she with now we all have go through death one day god...Read More »
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“I would like to send my condolence to the family and friends of Mrs. Doris Ann Bacote Bennett. May you take comfort in knowing that our heavenly...Read More »
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Mrs. Doris Ann Bacote Bennett was born on April 30, 1944 to the late Rufus and Mary Nelson Bacote. She was the devoted wife of Calmore Bennett Jr. for 41 years. God called His soldier from labor to reward on Friday, June 12, 2015. Doris received her earliest education in the Marion County Public School System and graduated from Johnakin High School in 1962. She furthered her studies at Benedict College earning a Bachelor of Science Degree in Education and a Master's Degree from Winthrop University. Doris taught in the public school systems of North Carolina, Timmonsville, South Carolina, and Florence School District One, from which she retired. While teaching for more than 40 years, she was an inspiration and a mentor to many young people. At an early age, Doris joined and was baptized at Bethlehem Baptist Church, Marion, SC. She later became a member of New Ebenezer Baptist Church, Florence, SC. While an active member, she served on the Usher's Ministry and the Girl Scout Ministry. Doris will truly be missed by her devoted husband, Calmore; her three daughters, Kim, Lakeisha, and Danielle; seven grandchildren, Aunica, Nylaisha, El'riyanna, Damari, Kayla, Daymon, and Kelvin, who was reared in the home. She also leaves to cherish sweet memories four sisters, Mary F. (Floyd) Patterson, Rosa (Joe) Tillar, Alice Thomas, and Betty Bacote, all of Richmond, VA; one brother, Mitchell L. Bacote of Marion, SC; two sisters-in-law, Carolyn B. (Willie) Green and Kimberly B. (Antonio) Lee; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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