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Wanda A. Bennett

September 17, 2012
Parkersburg News and Sentinel

Wanda A. Bennett, 83, formerly of Vienna, W.Va., passed away Sept. 15, 2012, at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

She was born March 15, 1929, in Wood County, a daughter of the late Earl and Artie Stephens Sands.

Wanda retired from Demuth (Brockway) Glass Co. after several years of service. She was a member of the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. Wanda was a member of the Parkersburg Country Club, where she enjoyed golfing and participated in several women's leagues.

Mrs. Bennett made her home with her sister-in-law, Connie Sands of Williamstown, and her late husband, Aubry Sands. She is also survived by her sister, Patty Anderson (Harold "Rex") of Belpre, Ohio; a niece, Denise Sands Burch of Parkersburg; and a nephew, Andrew Sands (Heather) of Milford Center, Ohio; a devoted and faithful friend, Noel Wheaton of Vienna; and several other nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Okey Bennett; five brothers, Harlan "Bud," Clyde, Wayne, Aubry and Donald Sands; and two sisters, Lona Ritchie and Nieta Nichols.

Funeral services for Wanda will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at Lambert-Tatman Funeral Home of Vienna with Pastor David Easter officiating. Burial will follow in Parkersburg Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or the Diabetes Association.

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