Kathy Jean Bennett


Kathy Jean Bennett, age 60, died peacefully at home surrounded by her loving husband and children.

Born in Cincinnati, OH, Kathy grew up in Cincinnati, Dayton, and Louisville, KY, before spending most of her adult life in Hinton, WV.

Kathy was a Registered Nurse, graduating from Bluefield State College in 1992. During her career, Kathy worked at Summers County ARH, as well as Raleigh General Hospital, CAMC, and Beckley ARH. She loved her work, especially the years that she spent caring for surgical patients as an operating room nurse. Kathy nursed patients, until the day she was diagnosed with terminal breast cancer. She always gave the best of herself to others.

Kathy enjoyed researching family genealogy, traveling to historical landmarks, and spending time with her children and grandchildren. She and Gary attended Central Baptist Church, where Kathy’s beloved father pastored for many years.

Kathy was preceded in death by her brother, Robert Lee Moore, Jr.; her mother, Norma Kay Moore; and her father, Robert Lee Moore.

Kathy is survived by her husband of 32 years, Gary Ray Bennett and six children and their families, including Erin and Brian Angell (Alex and Justice, Corey, Jonathan, Sarah, Sophia, Susannah); Nathan and Anastasia Eerenberg (Schyler, Ariana, Trinity, Annalise); Brian and Jennifer Eerenberg (Kaden, Isabella, Julianna, Alessandra); Timothy and Sheri Eerenberg (Trevor, Matthew, William, Ethan, Rhyan, Kaitlyn); Joshua and Rachael Eerenberg; and Rebecca and Jeffrey McLaughlin (Paisley, Sutton, Emryn, Georgia). Kathy had 24 grandchildren and one great-grandchild, Caroline. She is also survived by one brother and four sisters, John and Joy Moore; Peggy and Don Paul; Connie Moore; Jennifer and Tim Moran; and Beth and Jason Malczewski.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday November 20, 2021 at Pivont Funeral Home Chapel in Hinton with Pastor Robbie Merritt officiating. Burial followed in Restwood Memorial Gardens. Friends could call from 6 until 8 p.m. Friday evening at the funeral home.

Grandsons served as pallbearers.

Online condolences at www.pivontfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements by Pivont Funeral Home, Hinton, WV.


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