MARY MODENA THOMPSON BENNETT, 79, born March 22,
1923, the daughter of Willie Dee Jennings Thompson
Sutton and Thomas Birdwell Thompson, died on
January 5, 2003, in Dallas where she lived. She
graduated from Ranger High School in 1940 in
Ranger, TX. She was buried at Mt. Zion Cemetery.
She is survived by her husband, Earl Vincent
Bennett of Dallas and two daughters, Janis L.
Butcher of San Diego, CA, and Susan K. Bennett
of Dunedin, FL.
Mrs. Bennett's great-grandparents were J.R. &
Nancy A. Veale and her grandparents were E.Y. and
Modena Jennings, all of whom are buried at Mt.
Zion Cemetery located in Stephens County, about
ten miles north of Ranger.