Can Martin Bentley
and Sally Haydon Douglas

Can Martin Bentley (Dr) b 2 Sept 1897 KY d 14 May 1985 Campbellburg, Henry Co KY; s/o John Quiller Bentley and Ellender Bates. Can Martin Bentley m. (1) to Sally Haydon Douglas b 1901; d/o John W Douglas and Addie Haydon. Children of Can Martin Bentley and Sally Haydon Douglas;

1. Can Martin Bentley Jr b 17 Aug 1930 Neon, Letcher Co KY d 14 Sept 2015

2. Doris Evelyn Bentley (deceased); m. Male Lawrence

3. June Douglas Bentley (deceased); m. Male Fakon.

4. Robert Edward Bentley d as infant.

5. Addie Bentley; m. Male Rutherford Zook.


Can Martin Bentley
and Lettie Malinda Bentley

Can Martin Bentley (Dr) b 2 Sept 1897 KY d 14 May 1985 Campbellburg, Henry Co KY; s/o John Quiller Bentley and Ellender Bates. Can Martin Bentley m. abt 1942 to Lettie Malinda Bentley b 13 Jan 1916 Letcher Co KY d 2004 Freeburn, Pike Co KY; d/o Otho Bentley and Nancy Alice Hall. Children of Can Martin Bentley and Lettie Malinda Bentley;

1. Carol Ann Bentley

2. Alan Martin Bentley

3. Terry Lee Bentley


Lettie Malinda Bentley
and Woodrow Smith

Lettie Malinda Bentley b 13 Jan 1916 Letcher Co KY d 2004 Freeburn, Pike Co KY; d/o Otho Bentley and Nancy Alice Hall. Lettie Malinda Bentley m. Woodrow Smith. Child of Woodrow Smith and Lettie Malinda Bentley;

1. Nanetta Smith


Can Martin Bentley, Jr., age 85, of Neon, Kentucky, passed away on September 14, 2015. He was born on August 17, 1930 in Neon, Kentucky, with him having lived in Michigan, while working as a line inspector for the Ford Motor Company and returned to Letcher County, where he made his home after retirement. Can had a special passion and talent for music, with the ability to play a variety of instruments, especially piano, and was voted best band member, when he was in high school. He was an avid picker and greatly enjoyed the opportunity of spending time with children, along with other relatives and friends. Can was very noted for the kindness and generosity that he would show to others. He was a member of the United Auto Workers, since 1957 and was of the Pentecostal Faith. Can was a son of the late Dr. Can Martin Bentley, Sr. and Sallie Douglas Bentley. He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Doris Evelyn Lawrance and June Douglas Fakon; and an infant brother, Robert Edward Bentley. Can is survived by a sister, Addie Rutherford Zook, of Warner Robins, California; a half-sister, Carol Ann Bentley, of Freeburn, Kentucky; 2 half-brothers, Alan Martin Bentley, of Bethel, Ohio, and Terry Lee Bentley, of Bethel, Ohio; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends. Visitation will be held on Friday September 18, 2015 from 6:00-8:00 PM at Carty Funeral Home, Neon, Kentucky. Graveside services will be held on Saturday September 19, 2015 at 1:00 PM at Owenton Independent Order of Odd Fellows Cemetery, Owenton, Kentucky.


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