Brenda Jean Avant Bennett, 68, of Charleston, wife of Jimmy Dean Bennett, died Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at Roper Hospital.
Funeral service will be held Saturday, December 12, 2009 at 2 o’clock at the First Baptist Church of Ravenel. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Friends may visit at James A. Dyal Funeral Home, Summerville from 6 until 8 o’clock Friday evening. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
Brenda was born April 20, 1941 in Marion, South Carolina, daughter of the late Henry Bennett Avant and Miriam Utley Avant. She was a graduate of St. Paul’s High School. She loved traveling in her RV. She retired as a operations supervisor and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Ravenel.
Surviving in addition to her husband are: 1 daughter and 2 sons: Sheila Carson Durham of Johns Island, Joseph “Jody” Bennett Carson (Tanya) of Shubuta, Mississippi and Dean Agie Bennett (Tina) of Ellaville, Georgia. 9 grandchildren: Robbie Durham , Jake Durham, Kimi Bennett, Taylor Bennett, Joseph Carson, Laura Carson, Carey Lynn Carson, Caleb Carson and Casey Carson. 2 brothers and 1 sister: Hubie Avant (Joyce) of Yemassee, SC, Larry Avant (Kathy) of Johns Island and Angie Chavis (Charles) of Johns Island.
ARRANGEMENTS BY JAMES A. DYAL FUNERAL HOME, 303 SOUTH MAIN STREET, SUMMERVILLE, SOUTH CAROLINA