Joyce McGee Bennett

Joyce McGee Bennett passed away Saturday, October 19, 2019, in Tupelo, MS. 

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, October 23, at Culpepper Funeral Home. Burial will be in Parkway Cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, October 22, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Culpepper Funeral Home.

Mrs. Bennet was born June 2, 1932, in Leake County, MS, to the late Alton and Iva Ray McGee. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Edward Bennett, and son-in-law Travis Britt. 

She is survived by her daughter, Pam Britt; brother, Ray McGee; grandchildren, Mallory Britt and Ashley (CJ) Garavelli; and great-grandchild, Henry.

She was a nurse from 1953-1991 with 16 years of her career spent at Mississippi University for Women as director of Student Heath.

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