Betty Louise Bennett, 94 passed away in her sleep March 18, 2019. Betty was born November 26, 1924 in Fort Gibson, Oklahoma to Jesse Wallace and Cora Maureen (Gilliland) Caldwell. She moved to the Hood River Valley with her family in 1946.
Betty married Cecil A. Bennett, Jr. August 5, 1949 and had two children, James (Jimmy) Bennett born July 3, 1950 and Rebecca (Becky) Bennett born December 4, 1953.
Betty worked for the cannery until she retired. She loved being a homemaker and making her homemade breads and pastries. Betty was a master crafter in the art of crocheting and made numerous dollies, afghan blankets, dish clothes, table cloths, animal motifs, The Lords Supper and praying hands with remarkable precision. An exquisite talent mastered by few.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Jess and Cora Caldwell; children James Bennett and Rebecca Bennett; brothers, James, Eddie, Larry, Dayne and Donald; and sister, Joyce Martin. She is survived by her brothers, Bob, Joe, and Billie; sisters, Martha Durham and Linda Rozman; and other distant family.
A private graveside service will be held at Idlewilde Cemetery (980 Tucker Road, Hood River, Oregon, 97031).
Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson's Tribute Center (Funerals • Receptions • Cremations) 1401 Belmont Avenue, Hood River, Oregon 97031.
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