Virginia Bennett

Virginia Ann Lambert Bennett, 78, a resident of Valley Head, passed from this life Friday morning, Feb. 28, 2014, in Elkins Rehabilitation and Care Center in Elkins.

Virginia was born Sunday, May 5, 1935, in Adolph, a daughter of the late Layfeyette Lambert and Daisy May Higgins Lambert.

On July 7, 2053, in Baltimore, Md., she was married to Wayne Bruce Bennett Sr., who preceded her in death during 1991.

Left to cherish Virginia’s memory is her son, Wayne Bennett Jr. and wife, Sue, of East Dailey; three grandchildren, Kelly Blake and husband, Rick, Nicole Herron and husband, R.J., and Garrett Bennett and companion, Ila Kerns; five great-grandchildren, Hunter Blake, Lindsay Blake, Trei Davis, Bryson Herron and Cora Herron; and several nieces and nephews.

Virginia was preceded in death by four sisters, Mary McCauley, Edith Fincham, Martha Lambert and Sarah Lambert; and six brothers, James Lambert, William Lambert, Junior Lambert, Hurbert Lambert, Troy Lambert and Virgil


Virginia attended the schools of Randolph County and had worked in housekeeping at Snowshoe Mountain. She enjoyed being outside and working in her yard.

Visitation will be conducted at the Randolph Funeral Home Monday, March 3, from 10-11 a.m., the funeral hour. Pastor Richard Haney will officiate, and interment will follow in Valley Head Cemetery.

The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for Virginia Ann Lambert Bennett. Send online condolences to the family at