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Services held for Edna Mae Bentley, 99




Edna Mae Bentley died March 3 at the Masonic Home in Louisville at the age of 99.

Born at Millstone, she was a daughter of the late Sherman and Ada Sergent Bentley. She was the widow of Willie D. Bentley, and the mother of the late William Leonard Bentley, Teddy Eugene Bentley, Walter Darrell Bentley, and Atha Delores Long. She was also a sister of the late John Buster Bentley, Arthur Sonny Bentley, Mag Mason, Bertha Hall, Cinda Cook, and Ollie Wright. She was a member of the Elizabeth Old Regular Baptist Church.

Mrs. Bentley begin playing billiards at the age of 97 and appeared playing pool in the film “Assisted Living”, which used the Masonic Home as a set. She attended the premier of the film in Louisville.

She is survived by five daughters, Lora Lou Meade, Willie Mae Polly, Sadie Williams, Janice Ann Norman, and Sharon Sue Winningham, all of Indianapolis, Ind.; 17 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, and three great-greatgrandchildren.

Funeral services were held March 6 at Everidge Funeral Home. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine.


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