Shirmon L. Bennett, age 86, of Roanoke Rapids, died Tuesday, May 15, 2018, at Signature Healthcare of Roanoke Rapids. He was born Dec. 4, 1931 in Greensville County, Va, son of the late Atwell and Florence Bennett. Shirmon was a retired logger and was a resident of Carolina Rest Home.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Sharon Bennett; sister, Catherine McAdams, brother, Wilson Bennett.
Surviving are his son, Dennis Keith Bennett (Teresa), of Roanoke Rapids; daughters, Tammie Cooke (Mike), of Portsmouth,Va, Kim Edwards (Glenn), of Roanoke Rapids; sister, Jean Powell, of Richmond, Va; brother, Alton Bennett, of Skippers, Va; special friend, Annetta Casper, of Roanoke Rapids; 7 grandchildren,; 5 great grandchildren.
A graveside service with Military honors will be held at 10:00 am Thursday, May 17, 2018, at Greensville Memorial Cemetery, Emporia, Va with Dr. Dennis W. Gregory,Sr officiating.
The family will receive friends Wednesday evening, May 16, 2018, at Wrenn, Clarke, & Hagan Funeral Home from 7:00 until 8:30.