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“Prayers for all family and friends of Doylene. I had the pleasure of meeting her and I remember her as a loving soul with a sense of humor. May the...Read More ยป
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Doylene P. Bennett of Graham WA passed away in her home on September 4, 2021 at the age of 79 surrounded in love by her family. Doylene was born in May 1942, the daughter of Doyal and Rachel Purdom of Blackwell, Oklahoma. Doylene loved and was devoted to her family. The only person whom she loved more than her family was the Lord and she made Him the center of all that she did. Doylene and Don, her husband of 59 years, were members of Graham Emanuel Baptist church. Doylene is survived by her husband Don, their three children Doug (Elsa), Robyn (Tom) McElligott, and Greg (Joy); seven grandchildren: Kate Bennett, Austin Bennett, Cody (Kelly) McElligott, Kayla (Trevor) Housden, Meri McElligott, Lawson Bennett, and Jocelyn Bennett; one great-grandson, Deaglan McElligott; and her two siblings Ted (Jean) Purdom and Joan (Mark) Ackerson. She is preceded in death by her parents Doyal and Rachel Purdom and her grandson, Alexander Bennett. Memorial service will be held at Graham Emmanual Baptist Church on 9 Oct at 1:00 PM celebrating her wonderful life. The service can be viewed on the following Zoom link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85254024139?pwd=MUZrUzNsSDc1MnpDcnhobURta0lpZz09
Meeting ID: 852 5402 4139
Passcode: 726066

Memorial contributions can be made to the Susan G. Komen Foundation in Doylene's memory.