Annie Clontz Bennett
Aug. 4, 1911 to Oct. 24, 2012
Annie Clontz Bennett, 101, of Drexel died Wednesday, October 24, 2012. Born in Burke County, NC on August 4, 1911, she was the daughter of the late George Ivey Clontz and Mary Elizabeth Wilson Clontz. Annie was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church.She is survived by her daughter, Geraldine Morris of Morganton; a grandson, Joel B. Morris and his special friend, Mary Meredith, of Morganton; a great-granddaughter, Laurel Morris of Morganton; a great-great-grandson, Gage; a sister, Hazel Seagle of Morganton; a brother, Paul Clontz of Morganton; and a number of nephews and nieces.In addition to her parents, Annie was preceded in death by her husband, Lester A. Bennett; a daughter, Pauline B. Rozzelle and her husband, Bill; brothers, Robert and Vernon Clontz; and a sister, Bernice Wilson.The funeral will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, October 26, 2012 in the Colonial Chapel of Sossoman Funeral Home with Rev. Dr. Burt Wilbur officiating. Burial will follow in Burke Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from1:30 until 2:00 p.m. prior to the service.Memorial contributions may be made to the Gideon’s International, P.O. Box 678, Morganton, NC 28680.
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