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William Wesley Bentley
and Carrie Wolfenbarger

William Wesley Bentley b 24 Oct 1911 Letitia, Greenup Co KY; s/o William Sherman Bentley and Laura Belle Bentley. William Wesley Bentley m. 7 Sept 1929 Greenup Co KY to Carrie Wolfenbarger d/o Charles Wolfenbarger and Nora Fyffe. Children of William Wesley Bentley and Carrie Wolfenbarger;

1. Lucille Bentley b 25 Oct 1931 Letitia, Greenup Co KY m. 5 Apr 1951 Greenup Co KY to Powers Edward Branham; s/o Powers Branham and Grace Messer. Children of Powers Edward Brahnam and Lucille Bentley;

i. Deborah Joan Branham b 2 Jun 1954 Philadelphia PA; m. 21 Aug 1976 Memphis, Shelby Co TN to Michael Lee Parman. Children of Deborah Joan Branham and Michael Parman;

I. Joshua Bryan Parman b 18 Jan 1982

II. Malinda Grace Parman b 27 Oct 1983

III. Alexander Ward Parman b 18 Jun 1986

ii. Barbara Ann Branham b 6 Aug 1955 Portsmouth, Scioto Co OH; m. 15 May 1976 Memphis, Shelby Co TN to David Lee White. Child of David White and Barbara Branham;

I. Jonathan Randall White b 16 Apr 1986

iii. Edward Bentley Branham b 19 Feb 1959 Lakehurst NJ; m. Oct 1977 Memphis Shelby Co TN to Dedra Evans. Children of Edward Bentley Branham and Dedra Evans;

I. Tara Elizabeth Branham b 8 Nov 1979 Memphis, Shelby Co TN; m. Mark Swinger. Child of Mark Swinger and Tara Elizabeth Branham;

I.i. Ava Swinger b May 2001 TN

II. Amy Lauren Branham b 8 Jul 1981 Memphis, Shelby Co TN; m. David Warner. Child of David Warner and Amy Lauren Branham;

II.i. Jaden Powers Warner b 17 Jan 2002 Clearwater FL

Edward Bentley Branham m. 13 Feb 1994 Grosse Point MI to Ruth Rodriguez Sarmiento; d/o Salvarore Sarmiento and Anna Rodriguez. Child of Edward Bentley Branham and Ruth Rodriguez Sarmiento;

I. Hannah Grace Sarmiento Branham b 8 Mar 1995

2. Leonard Bentley b 19 Oct 1933, Letitia, Greenup Co KY d 4 May 1996 Portsmouth, Scioto Co OH

3. William Estill Bentley b 13 Oct 1935 South Shore, Greenup Co KY

4. Lewie Leo Bentley b 15 Nov 1937 South Shore, Greenup Co KY

5. Joyce Ann Bentley b 16 Feb 1940 South Shore, Greenup Co KY

6. Janice Sue Bentley b 24 Jun 1942 South Shore, Greenup Co KY

7. Linca Rebecca Bentley b 19 Feb 1946 Portsmouth, Scioto Co OH

8. Wesley Michael Bentley b 24 Feb 1949 Portsmouth, Scioto Co OH


Obituary of William Wesley Bentley

William Wesley Bentley

William Wesley Bentley, 93, of South Shore, Ky., died Tuesday, March 29, 2005, at his residence. He was born Oct. 24, 1911, in Letitia, Ky., a son of the late William T. Sherman Bentley and Laura Bentley. He retired from Greyhound Corp. after 36 years of service, was a member of South Shore Old Regular Baptist Church, Harrison-Fullerton Masonic Lodge No. 937 F&AM, Scottish Rite Valley of Covington, Ky., and Radiance Chapter Order of Eastern Star 427.  He also was preceded in death by his wife of 73 years, Carrie Wolfenbarger Bentley on Dec. 30, 2002.  Survivors include three sons, William Estill Bentley of South Shore, Lewie L. Bentley of Memphis, Tenn, W. Michael Bentley of Mebane, N.C.; four daughters, Lucille Branham of Franklin, Tenn., Joyce A. Elliott of Greenwood, Ind., the Rev. J. Sue Bentley Cartee of Hagerstown, Ind., and Linda B. Nickel of Frankfort, Ky.; four brothers, Howard, Roy, Bob and Bud Bentley; five sisters, Ollie Ratliff, Beulah Collier, Ota Hunt, Betty VąnHorn and Wanda Dillow; 28 grandchildren; 57 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.  He was preceded in death by a son, Leonard Bentley; granddaughter, Beth Ann Cartee; grandson, Lėwie Lee Bentley; great-granddaughter, Lyric Olivia Bentley; brother, John V. Bentley; sister, Etta Mae Bentley; and a son-in-law, Powers Branham.  Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Saturday at South Shore Old Regular Church with Elder Savel Combs officiating. Burial will be in Mt. Zion Cemetery. Friends may call after 1 p.m. Friday at Morton Funeral Home with Masonic and Scottish Rite Services at 8:30 p.m.  Memorial contributions may be made to Old Regular Baptist Church, South Shore, Ky., 41175.


Obituary of Carrie Wolfenbarger Bentley

Carrie Wolfenbarger Bentley
Carrie Wolfenbarger Bentley, 89, of South Shore, Ky., died Monday, Dec. 30, 2002, at Southern Ohio Medical Center. She was born March 18, 1913, in Morgan County, Ky., a daughter of the late Charles Wolfenbarger and Nora Fyffe Wolfenbarger. She was a homemaker and a member of the Old Regular Baptist Church in South Shore and the Order of Eastern Star. She is survived by her husband, William Wesley Bentley, to whom she was married for 73 years; three sons, William Estill Bentley of South Shore, Lewie L. Bentley of Memphis, Tenn., and W. Michael Bentley of Mebane, N.C.; four daughters, Lucille Branham of Franklin, Tenn., Joyce A. Elliott of Greenwood, Ind., the Rev. J. Sue Bentley Cartee of Indianapolis, Ind. and Linda B. Nickel of Frankfort, Ky.; one half brother, Ralph Wolfenbarger of South Shore; one half sister, Bessie Fisher of Portsmouth, Ohio; 29 grandchildren; 59 great-grandchildren; and 10 great-great-grandchildren. She also was preceded in death by a son, Leonard Bentley; grandson, Lee Bentley; son-in-law, Powers Branham; granddaughter, Beth Ann Cartee; brothers, Estill, George Green and Floyd Wolfenbarger; and sisters, Pearl Dillman, Idema Price and Emma Robbins. Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, at Old Regular Baptist Church in South Shore, with Brothers Bill Cotton, Savel Combs and Tennis Sturgill officiating, and burial in Mount Zion Cemetery. Friends may call from 3 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 1, at Morton Funeral Home in South Shore, where an O.E.S. service will be held at 8 p.m. Wednesday. Friends also may call from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Old Regular Baptist Church in South Shore or American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 2680. North Canton, OH, 44720


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