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Bonnie Buckley Bennett

February 25, 1944 - January 10, 2021

Bonnie Buckley Bennett, 76, of Hendersonville, passed away peacefully on the evening of Sunday, January 10, 2021 at the Elizabeth House, after a period of declining health.

A native of Revere, MA, she was the daughter of the late Olive Buckley and Francis J. Buckley.  Bonnie is also preceded in death by her former husband, Howard Bennett.

She was a 1961 graduate of Hendersonville High School.

Bonnie is survived by her partner, Jerry McCall; a brother, Francis J. Buckley and husband Bill Wolfolk; two sons, Michael Bennett and his wife Michelle and Bobby Bennett and his wife Patti; a daughter, Cheryl Parker and her husband Bob; six grandchildren, Alena Vest and husband Jeremy, Cody Bennett, Travis Kempton and partner Sara Francis, Tyler Kempton and fiancée Paige Evans, Kaitlyn Bennett Owens and husband Josh, and Andrew Bennett; five great-grandchildren, Dakota, Brooke, and Jaylee Vest and Nola and Margot Kempton; and extended family, Ryan McCall and his wife Vanessa and their sons, Ben, Michael, and Shawn.

Due to COVID-19-restrictions a celebration of life for family and friends will be planned for the spring or summer.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Bonnie’s memory, Four Seasons Hospice Foundation, 211 N. Main St., Hendersonville, NC 28792.

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