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Yvonne Baker Bennett

August 25, 1925 - October 26, 2018

Funeral services for Yvonne Baker Bennett, age 93, of Ruston will be 2:00 PM Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston.  Officiating the service will be Rev. James Moore and Rev. Stan Pody.  Interment will follow in Harmony Chapel Cemetery near Hico under the direction of Kilpatrick Funera…read more

Funeral services for Yvonne Baker Bennett, age 93, of Ruston will be 2:00 PM Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel in Ruston.  Officiating the service will be Rev. James Moore and Rev. Stan Pody.  Interment will follow in Harmony Chapel Cemetery near Hico under the direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home.  Visitation will be prior to the service Tuesday from 12:30 P.M. until service time at Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel.

Yvonne was a lifelong member of Grace United Methodist Church in Ruston.  She was a strong woman of faith, loved her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, and it was evident to everyone who met her.  Yvonne loved her family, football, crocheting, and playing The Orange Game with her great grands.  Memama will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her. She is preceded in death by her husband, Lester O’Neal Bennett and sister, Gayle Baker Mann.

Yvonne is survived by her children, Elizabeth Smalley and husband Paul of Dubach, LA and John Bennett of Ruston: three grandchildren: Leslie Thomas and husband Bubba; Cade Leggett and wife Annie; and Jeremy Bennett; great grandchildren:  Holland Thomas, Harper Thomas, Colston Thomas, Lilley Leggett, Makenley Leggett, Lawson Leggett, Katelyn Bennett, Mason Bennett, and January Young; and a host of other family and friends.

Planned Memorials may be made to Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home.

The family would like to extend special thanks to Magnolia Home Health, The Arbor and Terrace, and Premier Hospice for their love and care.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.kilpatrickfuneralhomes.com.

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Visitation Information


Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Time: 12:30 pm

Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel


Service Information


Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Time: 02:00 pm

Kilpatrick Funeral Home Chapel

Ruston, LA


Cemetery Information

Harmony Chapel Cemetery

Near Hico


Memorial Information

Louisiana Methodist Children’s Home


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