Cheryl  Bennett


Cheryl Lynn Bennett, 50 of Ooltewah, TN, died on Nov. 21, 2018, in Waterford. She was born in Lisbon, Ohio, on Feb. 28, 1968, daughter to Clifford A. and Janet Wilt Poynter. She was the wife of Frank Bennett, whom she married Nov.1, 2013.
Cheryl and Frank together worked for Total Transport Inc. out of Mississippi as husband-and-wife tractor-trailer operators.
Cheryl was a high school graduate and of the Baptist faith. As Cheryl would say, "her grandbabies were her world" and she loved being NANA.
She leaves behind her husband and partner in life, Frank; her mother, Janet Poynter; daughters and son-in-laws, Candace (Terrance) Watson, Amanda Robertson, Laura (Gregory) Shaner and Danielle (Thomas Basham Jr.) Colyer, all of New Castle; Cheryl's sister, Brenda (Rick) Counts; sister-in-law, Paula Poynter; brothers, Clifford (Mary) Poynter Jr., Lester (Kimberly) Poynter, Carl Poynter, Roland (Angie) Poynter; step-brothers, Dominic Cross, Joe Cross, and Lester (Kim) Poynter, all from Ohio. Also she leaves nine grandchildren.
Cheryl was preceded in death by father, Clifford, and brother, Tom Poynter.
Family will gather to pay tribute to Cheryl on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, at 4 p.m. at the Terry A. Cunningham Funeral Home at 203 Oak St. in Bessemer, Pennsylvania.
Published on November 26, 2018
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