May 29, 1942 - January 29, 2018
Lavada A. Bennett Newlon, age 75 years, a resident of Elkins passed away Monday, January 29, 2018 at the Davis Medical Center. She was born May 29, 1942 at Philippi, a daughter of the late Holty G. Bennett, Sr. and Delma Freeman Bennett. She was married to John A. Newlon who preceded her in death January 26, 2011. She is survived by one daughter, Joy Leggett and husband Dave of Elkins; five brothers, Billie Bennett of Tennessee, Larry Bennett of Philippi, Freddie Bennett of Beverly, Edward Bennett of Elkins and Thomas Bennett of Philippi; four sisters, Patty Taylor of Mabie, Dottie Mouser of Elkins, Dortha Freeman of Belington and Connie Nethken of Mabie; two grandchildren, Courtney and Allan Vanpelt, one great grandson, Kyson Langevin and several nieces and nephews. Also preceding her in death were two brothers, Holty G. Bennett, Jr, and infant Gary Mason Bennett and an infant sister, Janet Sue Bennett. Lavada was a graduate of Philippi High School and had worked in the snack shop of G.C. Murphy’s for many years until the closure of the store. She retired from Elkins Lumber Company and was a lifetime associate member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Marine Corp League. She was also a member of The Refuge Church. Friends may call from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM Thursday, February 1, 2018 at The Refuge Church at Gilman. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM Friday, February 2nd, from the church with Pastor Kevin Gainer officiating. Interment will follow in the Mountain State Memorial Gardens near Gilman. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Marine Corp League, Detachment 956, PO Box 852, Elkins, WV 26241 in memory of Lavada. The Tomblyn Funeral Home of Elkins is in charge of the arrangements for Lavada A. Bennett Newlon.
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