Sherman Bentley b 10 Dec 1874 Letcher Co kY d 12 Feb
1920 Letcher Co KY, s/o William Riley Bentley and Lucinda Profitt. Sherman Bentley m 28 Sep
1892 Letcher Co KY to Ada Sergent b 10 Jun 1872 d 18 Jun 1920 Millstone, Letcher Co KY, d/o David Andrew Sergent and Nancy Jane Bagwell. Both Ada and
Sherman are buried Riley Bentley Cemetery, Deane, Letcher Co KY. Children
of Sherman Bentley and Ada Sergent;
and Ada Sergent
1. Maggie Bentlely b 7 Feb 1893 d 2 Aug 1971 Letcher Co KY m. 1914 John Mason.
2. Bertha Bentley b 2 Sept 1897 d 3 July 1985 IN m. 1915 Willard Hall.
3. Vince Bentley b Nov 1899 d 18 Sept 1901 Letcher Co KY.
4. Ollie Bentley b 24 Dec 1901 m. 18 Sept 1917 Samuel "Sam" Wright. Children of
Samuel "Sam" Wright and Ollie Bentley;
I. Margaret Jean Wright b about 1927 d 27 Feb 2011 Letcher Manor
Nursing Home, Letcher Co KY; buried Riley Bentley Cemetery, Deane KY; m. Cecil
Martin. Children of Cecil Martin and Margaret Jean Wright;
i. Kay Martin; m. Cleve Collier
ii. Shirley Martin; m. Larry Bentley
iii. Shelia Martin; m. Larry Arnett
iv. Cecilia Lynn Martin; m. Jeff
February 27, 2011 - Margaret Jean
Martin, 84, of Democrat passed away Sunday, February 27, 2011 at the Letcher
Manor Nursing Home. Jean was the daughter of the late Sam and Ollie Bentley
Wright. She was the widow of Cecil Martin. Surviving are 4 daughters: Kay
(Cleve) Collier of Van, Shirley (Larry) Bentley of Democrat, Shelia (Larry)
Arnett of Morehead, and Cecilia Lynn (Jeff) Bates of Colson; 1 brother: Jack
Wright of Lafollette; 1 sister: June Martin of Liberty; 10 grandchildren: Amy
(Johnnie) Davidson, Andrea (Shad) Owens, Stephanie (Ross) Brown, Ashley Bentley,
Brandy (Toby) Coyle, Brett Arnett, Brooke Arnett, Blake Cecil Arnett, Jason
Bates, and Mandi (Kerry) Bailey; 6 great grandchildren: Emma Davidson, Andrew
Owens, Ella Owens, Sadie Bates, Josie Bates, and Irie-Jean Bailey. Funeral: 2:00
O'clock P.M. Wednesday, March 2, 2011 at the Letcher Funeral Home Chapel with
Bill Craft and Harold Dean Kincer officiating. Visitation: 6:00 P.M. Tuesday at
the Letcher Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in the Riley Bentley
Cemetery at Deane, Kentucky.
II. Jack Wright
III. June Martin
5. Cindy Bentley b 17 April 1906 d 8 April 1989 Letcher Co KY m. July 1923 to Marion Cook.
6. Edna Mae Bentley b 27 Sept 1908 Millstone, Letcher Co KY d 3 Mar 2008 at the
Masonic Home, Louisville, Jefferson Co KY, age 99 years; buried Green Acres
Cemetery, Ermine, Letcher Co KY; m. 21 Oct 1923
Willie D Bentley b 3 Mar 1906
Letcher Co KY d 1977 buried Green Acres Cemetery, Ermine, Letcher Co KY; s/o
Otho Bentley and Sadie
7. John Buster Bentley b 1911 m. Eula Mae Cuddy.
8. Arthur "Sonny" Bentley b 1 May 1918 m. Unknown Suzuki.