January 11, 1920 - July 24, 2019
Burial Date: August 1, 2019
Funeral services for Avis “Aunt Bea” Bennett, age 99, of Munster, Indiana, and formerly of Chicago, Illinois, are at 2 p.m., Thursday, August 1, 2019 at the Mortimer National Funeral Home Chapel in Grenada. Burial will follow in the Duck Hill Cemetery at Duck Hill, Mississippi.
Visitation is Thursday from noon to 2 p.m. at Mortimer National Funeral Home.
Avis died Wednesday, July 24, 2019 in Munster, Indiana.
She was born on January 11, 1920 and was the daughter of the late John Clifford Nail and Rosa Bell Lott Nail.
Avis was a wonderful mom, a special aunt known as “Aunt Bea“, a loving sister, and a caring friend to many.
She was preceded in death by her parents: husband, Henry Curtis Bennett: son, Clifford L. Bennett: sister, Christeen Nail Neely: four brothers, Dr. Ray Nail, Harold Nail, John Edward Nail and Ford Nail; and her special granddog, Bonnie.
Avis is survived by her daughter, LaDonna Wasson, and her husband, Floyd of Cedar Lake, Indiana: two sisters, Kathleen Taylor of Nesbit and Joy Dean Hemphill of Pearl; two brothers, Wayne Nail of Carroll County and Rev. Bernard Nail of Brandon; and many loving nieces and nephews.
Mortimer National Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.