Ruth V. Bennett

Published 10:01 am Tuesday, April 16, 2013

COURTLAND—Ruth Victoria Anderson Bennett, 71, formerly of Virginia Beach, passed away April 11, 2013 at her home. Born in Portsmouth, she was the daughter of the late Adolf and Callie Mae Fly Anderson. She was predeceased by her husband, Alan H. Bennett, her brother, Andy Anderson, and four sisters, Sue Grubb, Frances Swanner, Pauline Crank, and Ann Lawson. Mrs. Bennett was a retired front-end supervisor at Giant Open Air grocery store in Norfolk.

Survivors include two sons, Richard W. “Rick” Caldwell and his wife, Nancy, of Courtland and Mark Thomas Caldwell and his wife, Robin, of South Mills, NC, and three grandchildren, Nicole Caldwell, Douglas Fleming and Steven Frankson.

A graveside funeral was held at 2 pm on Monday, April 15, 2013 at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens, Suffolk, with Pastor Tom Evans officiating. The family received friends from 2-4 pm on Sunday at the residence. Wright Funeral Home, Franklin, is assisting the family.