Posted: Tuesday, April 27, 2010 1:50 pm
The Messenger, April 27, 2010
Martha Lynne (Caldwell) Bentley, 85, of Knoxville, a former resident of Obion County, died April 26, 2010, at Parkwest Medical Center in Knoxville.
Services will be 7 p.m. today at Click Funeral Home’s Farragut Chapel, with Kent Bailey officiating. Graveside services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Fremont Cemetery near Union City.
Friends may call at the funeral home 6-7 this evening.
The family requests that memorials be earmarked for “Contending for the Faith” publication and made to Spring Church of Christ, 1327 Spring Cypress Road, Spring, Texas, 77383.
She was born May 11, 1924, in Obion County, daughter of the late W. Frank and Lois (Kirk) Caldwell. She was the widow of Ernest L. “Ernie” Bentley, to whom she was married for 62 years, and was a member of Church of Christ.
Survivors include her stepdaughter, Ann Bentley of Charlotte, N.C.; her stepson, Ernest Bentley Jr. of Johnson City; several step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren; and several nieces and her nephew and his family, Jay and Debbie Caldwell and their daughter, Jacie.
She was also preceded in death by her stepdaughter, Tommie Pafford.
The funeral home Web site is www.clickfuneralhome.com.