Carolee Bennett

Carolee J. Bennett, 87, went to be with Jesus on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2019, surrounded by family.

Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Hillside Funeral Home West, 2929 W. 13th St. N., in Wichita.

The funeral service is at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, at Asbury Church, 2801 W. 15th St., in Wichita, with burial to follow at Greenwood Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to Asbury Church.

Carolee was born March 7, 1932, in Hoisington. She attended Colorado Women's College. She married Bobby C. Bennett in 1951. After his untimely death in 1966, she found her second love with Roy Bennett; they were married for 52 years.

She was a longtime and faithful member of Asbury Church. She loved cardinals, scrapbooking, collecting teddy bears and dolls.

Full of the joy of the Lord, she always had a smile on her face and never had a bad word to say about anyone. She was a loving person who will be dearly missed by all those who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, and daughter, Debra Gregory.

Survivors include her daughters, Kimberly (John) Curtis, and Lisa (Larry) Smith; favorite son, Kevin (Shirley) Bennett; grandchildren, Brianna, Bobbie Jane, Drew, KCJ, Codi, Bailey, Adam, Ryan, Jace, and Russel; as well as numerous great-grandchildren; and sister, Suzanne (Larry) Burgess.

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