Simon Bentley
and Virgie Little

Simon Bentley (aka Simeon) b 20 Mar 1896 d 1985; s/o Joseph Joe Bentley and Sarah Elizabeth Potter. Simon Simeon Bentley m. about 1916 to Virgie Little b 18 Nov 1898 KY d 23 Nov 1970 Letcher Co KY. Children of Simeon Simon Bentley and Virgie Little;

1. Riley Bentley d at 2 months of age.

2. Sarah Bentley b 5 Jul 1918 d 19 Nov 1941; m. 17 Jun 1934 to Curt Tackett. Children of Curt Tackett and Sarah Bentley; i. Son Tackett ii. Son Tackett

3. Joseph Joe Bentley b abt 1919 KY; (deceased) m. Fronia Mullins b abt 1917 KY; d/o Nancy Mullins.

4. Nancy Nannie Bentley (deceased); m. (1) to John Henry Stiffy (aka Steffy). Nancy Nannie Bentley m. (2) to Arnold Wright. Nancy Nannie Bentley m. (3) to Alvin Tackett.

5. Mary Bentley b about 1923 KY

6. Jessie Bentley (f) b about 1925 KY (deceased); m. James White.

7. Ella Bentley b about 1927 KY; m. (1) to Melvin Wright. Ella Bentley m. (2) to Critt Little.

8. Alora Ally Bentley b 22 Sept 1929 KY d Saturday, 18 Mar 2017 Pikeville Med. Center, Pikeville, Pike Co KY; buried Harold Mullins Cemetery, Myra KY; m. Harold Ernest Mullins (deceased). Children of Harold Ernest Mullins and Alora Ally Bentley;

i. Sheldon Gerald Mullins; m. Tina Stacy

ii. Priscilla Mullins; m. Paul Mullins

iii. Shelia Mullins; m. Windfield Scott Sexton

9. Oddie Bentley b abt 1932 KY; (deceased) m. Wanda Wright.

10. Oma Bentley b abt 1935 KY; m. George Wright Jr.

12. Wanda Lu Bentley b 1939 KY; (deceased); m. Carl Mullins.

13. Teddy Bentley; m. Ruby White.

14. Betty Bentley; m. (1) to Charles Mullins. Betty Bentley m. (2) to Vernie Stewart.


Obituary: Alora Mullins
(September 22, 1929 - March 18, 2017)

Alora Mullins, age 87 passed away Saturday, March 18, 2017 at the Pikeville Medical Center. Alora was born on September 22, 1929 to her parents the late Simon Bentley and Virgie Little Bentley. Alora was a homemaker and a member of the Pilgrim Rest Old Regular Baptist Church. Alora was preceded in death by her husband Harold Ernest Mullins and her parents. Alora was also preceded in death by two brothers Odie Bentley, Joe Bentley, four sisters Nannie Tackett, Wanda Mullins, Jessie White, Sara Tackett.

Alora is survived by one son Sheldon Gerald Mullins (Tina Stacy) two daughters Priscilla Mullins (Paul), Shelia Sexton (Winfield Scott). Alora is survived by one brother Teddy Bentley (Ruby) three sisters Ella Little, Oma Wright (Junior) Betty Stewart (Vernie), eight grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren and a host of loving family and friends. Visitation will be Sunday at 6:00 PM at the Pilgrim Rest Old Regular Baptist Church. Church services Sunday and Monday night at 7:00 PM. Funeral will be Tuesday at 1:00 PM at the Pilgrim Rest Old Regular Baptist Church with Goble Burke, Jerry Damron, Tony Bentley, Danny Belcher, Robert Osborne officiating. Burial will follow in the Harold Mullins Cemetery, Myra, Kentucky.


Obituary: Joe Bentley
February 22, 1920 - August 15, 2013

Joe Bentley, 93 years of age, of Dorton, passed away Friday August 16, 2013 at the Indian Path Medical Center in Kingsport, TN. He was born February 22, 1920 in Pike County to the late Simon and Virgie Little Bentley. Joe was a retired coal miner and a member of the Caney Creek Freewill Baptist Church. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by his first wife of 45 years; Fronie Mullins Bentley, one grandson; David Van Bentley, one son in law; Roy Haynes, two brothers and three sisters.

Joe is survived by his wife; Rosemary Robinson Bentley of Pikeville, two sons; Estil (Nina) Bentley of Ashcamp, KY., Lester (Pam) Bentley of Hermitage, TN., four daughters; Kathleen (Phillip) Tackett of Jenkins. Thelma (Kenis Ray) Johnson of Gray, TN., Jean Haynes of Mt. Juliet, TN., Joann (Rick) Grafton of Mt. Juliet, TN., five step daughters; Carolyn (Billy) Tackett of Pikeville, Donna (Johnny) Denison of Pikeville, Janet (Rick) Newsome of Virgie, Pam Newsome of Pikeville, Lavonne (Larry) Damron of Robinson Creek, one brother; Teddy Bentley of Dorton, five sisters; Ella Little of Jonancy, Lora Mullins of Dorton, Wanda Mullins of Dorton, Oma Wright of Dorton, Betty Stewart of Dorton, sixteen grandchildren, thirty three great grandchildren, seventeen great - great grandchildren, eight step grandchildren, thirteen step great - great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be conducted Monday at 11:00 AM at the Caney Creek Freewill Baptist Church with Freewill Baptist Ministers officiating. Burial will follow in the Bentley Family Cemetery at Dorton. Visitation will be at the Caney Creek Freewill Baptist Church after 6:00 PM Saturday with services nightly at 7:00 PM. online condolences may be expressed at hallandjones.com. Arrangements are under the direction of the Hall and Jones Funeral Home of Virgie.


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