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“Just found out Katherine passed away. She will be so Sadly missed. Love and miss Her. Bella From Lallie Kemp to North Oaks Katherine was...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Bella Holden and Sandra Jackson - LA

“So very sorry to hear of Kat's passing. She was a blessing to work with and always had a positive outlook. She will be missed dearly. ”
2 of 15 | Posted by: Jaime Quave-Lewis - LA

“Katherine helped so much when my mom Juanita was in the hospital years ago. My prayers are with the family. ”
3 of 15 | Posted by: Benny Langston - Independence, LA

“Katherine was one of the most loving, caring, compassionate people I have ever known. I got to know her through her work with several of our family...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Susanne Crowe - Kentwood, LA

“I am deeply sorry for your loss. Katherine touched the lives of so many people.She certainly touched the lives of my family and me. We met and became...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: alice faye newton - hammond, LA

“Ms. Kat was truly a beautiful angel. She'll be missed by all that was blessed to know her. ”
6 of 15 | Posted by: Melissa Robertson - Loranger, LA

“Ms. Kat was truly a beautiful angel. She'll be missed by all that was blessed to know her. ”
7 of 15 | Posted by: Melissa Robertson - Loranger, LA

“It was always my delight to make a visit to see Katherine. In spite of everything she always seemed so positive. And that positive attitude made...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Kathryn RN (Cathy RN) - LA

“Sorry to hear of Katherine's passing. ”
9 of 15 | Posted by: Linda Bankston Hodges - LA

“My Memory of Katherine goes a very long way back. Her mother and father, along with their children, were members of the same church as our family....Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Edward (Skip) and Rhonda Davis McDonald - LA

“We knew Katherine many years ago when she attended Old Zion Hill Baptist Church. She was a very special lady with a sweet spirit! Always had a...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Donna Rhymes

“To: Catherine's family: I knew Catherine thru Dr Kidd's office! She was a very sweet person! Kind and considerate! May God bless you as you...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Glynn Starkey - Independence, LA

“May you be at peace with the Lord now. You have given your best fight here on earth. Many people have been touched by your faith. God please bless...Read More »
13 of 15 | Posted by: Kami and Steven Bourque - Hammond, LA

“Heaven received a special angel today... Stormy, Denise Holland, Rainey & Jacob Lee ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Denise Lee - Hammond, LA - cousin

“To all Family members of Katherine, I knew "Kat" thru my daughter Tammy Harris and I am so sorry for your loss and our loss as her friends! She will...Read More »
15 of 15 | Posted by: Henrietta Cowart - Holden, LA


Katherine "Kat" Marie Bennett, 61 years old of Independence, Louisiana, received her wings, on Friday, February 15, 2013. She was surrounded by her family and friends when she peacefully passed away at her residence.
She was born on Thursday, November 1, 1951, in Independence, daughter of the late Brewer and Opal Marie Holland Bennett.
Surviving are her sister, Dolly Bennett Bankston, niece, Kimberly Hoyt and her husband Michael, nephew, Jeremy Bankston and his wife Crystal, 3 great-nieces, Alivia and Karissa Hoyt, Payton Bankston, great-nephew, Blayne Bankston, loving caregiver, Lacey Jae Miller, and many other devoted family and friends.
She is preceded in death by her brother, Donald B. Bennett, one infant brother and sister.
Friends will be received on Sunday, February 17, 2013 from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm and on Monday, February 18, 2013, from 9:00 am until 11:00 am at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home in Hammond.
Services will be held in the funeral home chapel in Hammond on Monday, at 11:00 am.
Interment will follow in the Zion Hill Cemetery, Albany, Louisiana.

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