The Curry Coastal Pilot

Nettie L. Bennett

June 14, 1927-March 28, 2014

Nettie L. Bennett of Brookings, passed away March 28, 2014, in Crescent City, Calif. She was 86 years old.

Nettie was born June 14, 1927, in Augusta, Maine, to Winthrop and Bertha (Chapman) Hart.

Nettie moved to Oregon in 1946.

On Aug. 22, 1962, she married Clifford Bennett in Gold Beach.

Nettie was a member of the Assembly of God Church. She enjoyed needlework, baking, dancing, and loved to travel to visit her family.

Nettie is survived by her daughter Becky Lynn (Beal) Dennis and husband Hugh of Brookings; son Larry Gene Beal and wife Rita of Orting, Wash. Also surviving are numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband Clifford Bennett; sons David Beal and Steve Beal; parents Winthrop and Bertha Hart; sisters Gladys Hart and Phyllis Hart; and brother Winthrop Hart Jr.

Redwood Memorial Chapel is assisting the family. Condolences may be expressed online at

Submitted by Redwood Memorial Chapel.