Linda Lou Bennett

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Linda Lou Bennett, 68, of Exeter, passed away Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in her home.

She was born Oct. 7, 1945, in Barry County, the daughter of Gene and Helen Elizabeth (May) Packwood, who preceded her in death. Also preceding her in death was a sister, Marlene Mathew.

Survivors include: one daughter, Gina Stringer and her husband, Kenny, of Exeter; two grandchildren; and one great-granddaughter.

She grew up and received her education in Exeter, where she graduated from high school in 1963. She worked for 47 years in banking, starting her employment with First National Bank in Cassville, which changed names several times while she was there, before retiring from Bank of America. Graveside services were held today (Wednesday) at Maplewood Cemetery, Exeter, under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Art Rogers conducted the services.

Contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children's Hospital in her memory.

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