Blanche Mildred (Maxwell) Bennett

March 24, 1947 ~ July 22, 2018 (age 71)

Mrs. Blanche Mildred “Snookie” Bennett, 71, beloved wife of Herbert Adam Bennett and a resident of Tasley, VA, passed away Sunday, July 22, 2018 surrounded by her loving family.

Born March 24, 1947 in Washington, D.C., she was a daughter of the late Lawrence Edward Maxwell and Mary Ellen Beach Maxwell.  Snookie enjoyed watching QVC and always kept up with the latest magazine tabloids.  Over the years, she kept her mind sharp by playing games on her tablet and working on crossword puzzles.  Snookie’s world revolved around her family, and she was happiest when spending time with them. 

In addition to her husband, survivors include five children, Norma Jean Sicard and husband Norm of Seaford, DE, Patty Hinman and husband Eddie, Beverly Bennett and husband Chris, all of Bloxom, Tammy Bennett and husband Bill of Pocomoke, MD, and Jennifer Bennett of Tasley; sister, Joan Parks of Accokeek, MD; eleven grandchildren, Adam, Chris, Branden, Chyna, Fredrick, Jr., Gage, Amber, Solomon, Raven, Natalia, and Tucker; two great-granddaughters, Raelynn and Madison; and several nieces and nephews.  Other than her parents, she was predeceased by her daughter, Donna Lynn Bennett; sister, Gloria Robertson; brothers, George and James Padgett, and Leroy Maxwell; grandson, Travis; and great-granddaughter, Emily Rae.  

Funeral services will be conducted from the chapel of the Williams-Onancock Funeral Home on Thursday, July 26, 2018 at 2:00 p.m., with The Reverend Morris Bennett officiating.  Interment will follow in the Fairview Lawn Cemetery.  There will be a visitation at the funeral home on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Riverside Shore Cancer Center, P.O. Box 430, Onancock, VA 23417, or to Intrepid Hospice, P.O. Box 770, Onley, VA 23418.

Memory tributes may be shared with the family at www.williamsfuneralhomes.com.

Arrangements by the Williams-Onancock Funeral Home.

Donations may be made to:

Riverside Shore Cancer Center
P.O. Box 430, Onancock VA 23417

Intrepid Hospice
165 Market Street, Suite A, Onancock VA 23417

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