Birdell H. Bennett of Masaryktown, FL. passed away on March 28, 2017 in Asheville, NC. She is survived by her husband Dr. Charles Bennett, Jr. and two sons, Chip Bennett of Sarasota, FL. and Robert Bennett of Tampa, FL. She had 12 grandchildren and one great grandchild. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Locust Field Baptist Church in Sylva, NC. Burial will follow the service in the church cemetery. Appalachian Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements.