Mrs. Virginia Carter Bennett

Published 5:33 pm Wednesday, February 12, 2020

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Mrs. Virginia Carter Bennett, a resident of Valley, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2020, at East Alabama Medical Center, Opelika.  Funeral services are scheduled for Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, at 11 a.m. from Rehoboth Baptist Church, Rev. Karanja Story, Pastor, the Rev. Vernon Carter, Eulogist and Dr. Jonathan Carter, Officiant.  Interment will follow in Fairview Cemetery, Valley.  Davis Memorial Mortuary of Valley directing.  Public Viewing is scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020, from 1 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Davis Memorial Mortuary Chapel. 

Mrs. Bennett received her education in the Chambers County Public School System, graduating from Rehobeth High School in 1967.  She was a member of Berean Church International, Lanett. She was also a member of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and in 1988 she had an actor’s role, as did her son, in the movie Mississippi Burning filmed in LaFayette. She leaves to cherish her memories:  her husband, Benjamin Bennett; her son, Terrence Bennett (Tracy); grandchildren, Deyante Bennett, Valencia Bennett, Terrence Bennett, Jr., Tayden Bennett and Kameron Bennett; a niece and two nephews whom she reared as her own, Marilyn Holt, Dr. Henry M. Carter and C. Chandon Carter; two sisters, Willie Lou Carter and Marian Carter Barker; three sisters-in-law, Mary Carter, Sharon Bennett and Lois Bennett; one brother-in-law, Austin Bennett; and, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.  Online condolences can be expressed at

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