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September 13, 2007

Peter Bennett Jr.

ROCK HILL -- Mr. Peter Bennett Jr., 48, of 534 Chestnut St. died Sept. 10, 2007, at Piedmont Medical Center.

He was born Oct. 29, 1958, in Camden, S.C., to Mary L. Bennett and the late Peter Bennett. He attended Camden High School and worked at Bennetts Barbershop for his Uncle Jim and later at Murphy's Diner. He worked in the S.C. school district for over 25 years. He attended Weeping Mary Baptist Church.

He is survived by his loving wife, Elgrata Bennett and stepdaughter, Sherelle Brown of Rock Hill; daughter, Ashley Sumpter of Camden, S.C.; sisters, Carolyn D. Miller, Earnestine J.. Brown, both of Camden, Barbara Wood of Charlotte, N.C., and Vanessa of Greenwood, S.C.; brothers, William Bennett (Susan) of Mt. Holly, N.C. and Lamont Fentress of Mount Vernon, N.Y.; stepbrothers, Hazel Sanders, John Henry Sanders (Mashelle), Clayton Sanders, all of Camden; stepsister, Jessie Mae Sanders; and a host of nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts, cousins and friends.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today, Sept. 13, 2007, at Parker Funeral Home. The funeral will be 2 p.m. Friday at Nazareth Baptist Church, with Dr. John T. McCoy officiating. Burial will be in Camden.

Parker Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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