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Marvin Earl Bennett

May 9, 1961 — January 12, 2024

Angier, NC

Life’s Story of Marvin Earl Bennett


Marvin Earl Bennett was born on May 9, 1961 to the late Henry Bennett and Gertrude Price Bennett. He departed this earthly life on  January 12, 2024 at the SECU Hospice House in Smithfield, NC. 


Marvin graduated high school in Richmond, VA and pursued a degree in Culinary Arts. He was an entrepreneur for many of years and was very dedicated to his craft. During his free time, Marvin loved fishing and cooking delicious meals for his family and friends. Marvin embraced life fully and he truly believed in helping others. 


Marvin is preceded in death by his parents, his sister, Annie Richardson and his grandson, Noah  Lyon, who died on January 10, 2024. 


Marvin leaves to cherish his memories: his sons, Joshua Romone Bennett and Michael De Shawn Lyons; his grandchildren, Nala Lyons and Jahnai Anderson; four brothers, Robert Bennett (Annette) of Fredericksburg, VA; Brian Taylor (Carolynette) of Richmond, VA; Andy Pittman (Teo) of Jacksonville, NC and William Johnson of Georgia; four sisters, Eller Williams of Wilson Mills , NC; Linda Baker (Larry) of Angier, NC, Ann Spells of Richmond , VA, Sarah Noonkester of  Tampa, Fl and Antoinette Randolph of Richmond , VA and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and friends. He leaves a special friend, Jessie Sanders.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

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Friday, January 19, 2024

1:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Sanders Funeral Home Chapel

806 E Market St, Smithfield, NC 27577

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Visitation

Saturday, January 20, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

New Generation Christian Church

4423 Wilsons Mills Rd, Smithfield, NC 27577

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Funeral Service

Saturday, January 20, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

New Generation Christian Church

4423 Wilsons Mills Rd, Smithfield, NC 27577

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Interment

Saturday, January 20, 2024

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