Seventh Generation


1401. Louisa Viola Kirkpatrick was born on 13 February 1882 in Kime, Wayne Co., Missouri.225,552,553 She died on 27 December 1959 at the age of 77 in Poplar Bluff, Butler Co., Missouri.225,553 She was buried in New Prospect Cemetery, Silva, Wayne Co., Missouri.225 Obituary submitted by Freda Sullivan Tucker from unknown newspaper. Mrs. Coleman Bennett, well-known Greenville resident, and native Wayne Countian, died Sunday at the Poplar Bluff Hospital, at at the age of 77 years. Funeral service was held Tuesday afternoon at 2 at the New Prospect Church on Bounds Creek, the Rev. L. A. Davis conducting the service. Soloist for the funeral was Glendell Twidwell with Leah Greer piano accompanist. Burial was in the Bounds Creek Cemetery under direction of the Gish Funeral Home of Greenville. The following obituary was read at the funeral services. Louisa Viola Bennett, daughter of Andrew J. and Sarah Emily Dupree Kirkpatrick, was born at Kime, near Greenville on February 15, 1882 and died in Poplar Bluff, Dec. 1959 at the age of 77 years, 10 months and 12 days. On November 26, 1899 she was united in marriage to Coleman B. Bennett and to this union nine children were born. She leaves to mourn her departure her husband, Colman Bennett of Greenville, seven sons, Clarence Alvin, Glen Edward, Homer Cecil. and William Paul all of Greenville, Newt Bradford of Silva, Mayard Coleman of Weatherford, Texas, Alton Wayne of Bloomsdale, Mo. and three daughters Gusta Mae Bennett of St. Louis, Mrs. Lola Parton of Aurora, Colo. and Mrs. Violet Williams of Greenville. She also leaves 24 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, 6 great-great-grandchildren, one brother, Joe Kirkpatrick, of Piedmont; one sister Ada Allen of Silva, and a host of other relatives and friends. At an early age, Mrs. Bennett professed her faith in Christ and united with the Bounds Creek Missionary Baptist church.

Louisa Viola Kirkpatrick and Coleman B. Bennett were married on 26 November 1899 in Wayne Co., Missouri.556 Coleman B. Bennett, son of Francis Marion Bennett and Amanda Twidwell, was born on 1 November 1876 in Missouri.225,552 He died on 4 August 1964 at the age of 87.225 He was buried in New Prospect Cemetery, Silva, Wayne Co., Missouri.225 On the 1920 U. S. Census of Logan, Wayne Co., Missouri, Colman Bennett appears with his wife Lue, and their children Alvin, Glen, Newton, Homer, Violet and Maynard. Colman is a sawyer in a saw mill. Census was taken 13-14 January 1920.

On the 1930 U. S. Census of Logan, Wayne Co., Missouri, Calmon Bennett appears with his wife Louisa and children Alvin, Glenn, Newt, Homer, Violet, Maynard and Wayne. Calmon is a farmer and his sons Alvin, Glenn and Newt are farm laborers. Calmon was 22 when he married and Louisa was 15. They were married about 1899. This census states Alvin, Glenn and Newt were born in Oklahoma. The 1920 Census showed Missouri for their place of birth.

Louisa Viola Kirkpatrick and Coleman B. Bennett had the following children:

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Augusta Bennett.

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Lola P. Bennett.

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Clarence Alvin Bennett was born on 30 July 1905 in Missouri.225,552 He died on 23 May 1971 at the age of 65 in Greenville, Wayne Co., Missouri.181,225 He was buried in New Prospect Cemetery, Silva, Wayne Co., Missouri.225

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Glen Edward Bennett was born on 25 January 1908 in Missouri.225,552 He died on 21 August 1987 at the age of 79 in Poplar Bluff, Butler Co., Missouri.181,225 He was buried in New Prospect Cemetery, Silva, Wayne Co., Missouri.225

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Homer C. Bennett was born on 2 October 1913 in Missouri.225,552 He died on 3 June 1966 at the age of 52.225 He was buried in New Prospect Cemetery, Silva, Wayne Co., Missouri.225

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Newton Bradford Bennett was born on 1 October 1910 in Missouri.5,552 He lived in Logan, Wayne, Missouri in 1920.5 He lived in Logan, Wayne, Missouri in 1930.5 Newton died on 27 January 1964 at the age of 53.5

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Violet Bennett was born in 1917 in Missouri.

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Maynard Bennett was born in 1919 in Missouri.

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Alton Wayne Bennett was born on 4 July 1923 in Missouri.181,535 He died on 5 October 1988 at the age of 65 in Sainte Genevieve, Sainte Genevieve Co., Missouri.181