Paula Ruth Bennett


Mrs. Paula Ruth Bennett, 80, Johnson City, passed away Friday, May 5, 2017 at the Johnson City Medical Center.
Mrs. Bennett was a native of Washington County and the daughter of the late Paul and Pauline Susong Rupe. She was also preceded in death by a son Gary Lynn Bennett and a brother Roy Lee Rupe.
Mrs. Bennett was a member of Trinity Baptist Church, she attended the Connoisseurs Sunday School Class, she was leader of the Meals Ministry in the early years of the church and a member of the choir. Mrs. Bennett was also a Girl Scout leader for 50 years.
Survivors include her husband Billy Bennett, son Jeffrey Bennett, Potomac Falls, VA, two daughters Janet Hatfield and husband Mark, Johnson City, and Sherry Goudas and husband Vasilis, Athens, Greece; grandchildren, Chance Hatfield, Briana Bennett, Paisley Hatfield, Trinity Hatfield, Harry Goudas, and Calypso Goudas; and several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to send a special Thank You to Marlene Gillette, Amedisys Hospice, and Washington County EMS for their loving care.
Funeral services for Mrs. Bennett will be Sunday May 7, 2017 7:00PM at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Nathan Moore officiating. The family will receive family and friends from 5:00 -7:00 PM prior to the service.
Graveside services will be Monday May 8, 2017 11:00am at Roselawn Memory Gardens. Her Friends will be pallbearers.

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05-08-2017 Heather & Lloyd Dawson
I'm so sorry to hear Ms Paula has passed away. She was a sweet lady. She is with my parents, grandparents and your grandparents. The best thing is we will see them again one day. Lots of prayers for all of you during this hard time. She will be missed. Now she's your guardian angel.
05-07-2017 Jerry & Gay Whitt
Dear Bennett Family - We were sorry to hear of Paula's passing. She was a wonderful, very caring, sweet lady to all who knew her. Our deepest sympathy to all of you. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
05-07-2017 Rita Dykes Loyd Baines & Sonny
Bill, Jeff, Janet and Sherry, I am saddened to learn of Paula's passing. Casey kept me updated often regarding her illness. She was always such a sweet and kind lady and she will be missed. Hold on to all the wonderful memories and keep them close to your hearts until you see her once again in heaven. I would love to see Jeff, Janet and Sherry as I haven't seen you in forever. Time has gone by so quickly. Casey can give you my contact info. Love Rita and Sonny


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