BENNETT, Knox Livingston
(1887-1970)
GRAHAM, Gertrude
(1884-1947)
BENNETT, Grace
(1910-2005)

 

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RAYNOR, Arthur Lee Sr.

BENNETT, Grace 3306

  • Born: 14 Jul 1910, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States 3304,4380
  • Marriage: RAYNOR, Arthur Lee Sr.
  • Died: 15 Jan 2005, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States 3304,4380
  • Buried: Cross Creek Cemetery, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States 3304,4380
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bullet  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census, 1920, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. Grace L Brunett is 9, living with parents. (District 56, Cross Creek Twp, Fayetteville Ward 6, Cumberland Co, NC, family 161)

2. Census, 14 Apr 1930, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. 3306
1) Bennett, Knox L., head of household, rents his home on Plank Road for $25, has a radio, not a farm, age 40, married at age 22, born SC, parents born SC, clerk, not at work, not a veteran
2) Bennett, Gertrude, wife, age 44, married at age 23, born NC, parents born NC, no occupation
3) Bennett, Grace, daughter, age 19, single, born NC, stenographer at electric company
4) Bennett, Vance, son, age 18, born NC, waiter at cafe
5) Bennett, Frances, daughter, age 10, born NC.

3. Residence, 1970, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. Mrs Grace B Raynor was resident of 2200 Bayview Drive, Fayetteville when her father died 10/26/70, according to his death certificate.

4. Obituary, 16 Jan 2005, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States. 3304 Mrs. Grace Bennett Raynor, 94, of Fayetteville, died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2005, at Village Green Nursing Home in Fayetteville. A service will be held on Monday, Jan. 17, 2005, at 3 p.m. in Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home chapel, with the Rev. Edward Beddingfield officiating. Burial will be at Cross Creek Cemetery. Preceding the service, the family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. at the funeral home. A native of Fayetteville, Mrs. Raynor was born on July 14, 1910, and was the daughter of the late Gertrude Graham Bennett and Knox Livingston Bennett. Grace lived her entire life in Fayetteville, where she graduated from Fayetteville High School and was employed as a bookkeeper with Holmes Electric Co. for many years. Grace was a longtime and active member of First Baptist Church. She belonged to the Gleaners Sunday School Class and Circle Group No. 2. She was also a member of The Highlanders' Garden Club. Mrs. Raynor was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur L. Raynor Sr., who owned a wholesale grocery business. They formerly resided on Fort Bragg Road and then at 2220 Bayview Drive for many years, until Grace changed her residence to the Carolina Inn in 1997. Also preceding her in death was her only son, Arthur L. Raynor Jr. and her only brother, Vance Livingston Bennett. Grace is survived by her only sister, Frances Bennett Spann of Asheboro; two sisters-in-law, Ethel Bennett and Effie Raynor of Fayetteville; and one brother-in-law, L.A. Raynor and his wife, Hortense, of Apex. Greatly admired by her nieces and nephews, whom she showed much love and generosity, are Margaret Boscoe, Michele Stearns, Susan Kirkpatrick, Lee Ann Raynor, Joe Raynor Jr., Mike Spann Jr., Frank Raynor Jr., Al Raynor Jr., Dave Raynor and Robert Spann. Great-nieces and nephews include Kimberly McGriff, Sara Bain, Marti Farleigh, Lyde Spann, Meredith Rodgman, Sara Kirkpatrick, Ashley Stearns, Sydney Spann, Donald Boscoe, Bennett Spann, Jeff Raynor, Will Raynor, Jim Raynor and Frazier Spann. Great-great-nieces and nephews are Ella Grace McGriff, Erica Farleigh and Michael Farleigh. Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, 201 Anderson St., Fayetteville, NC 28301. Arrangements are being handled by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home.

5. Occupation: Stenographer. 3306


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Grace married Arthur Lee RAYNOR Sr. (Arthur Lee RAYNOR Sr. was born on 23 Jan 1901,4381 died on 6 Feb 1973 4381 and was buried in Cross Creek Cemetery, Fayetteville, Cumberland County, North Carolina, United States 4381.)




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