Barbara Susanna (Vaal) Bennett

March 8, 1941 ~ December 29, 2023 (age 82) 82 Years Old

Barbara Bennett Obituary

 HARTFORD-Barbara Susanna (Vaal) Bennett, 82, of Beda, KY, beloved mother, grandmother, mother-in-law and sister went to our Lord on December 29, 2023.  Barbara was a member of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Beaver Dam. She retired from Young’s Manufacturing in Beaver Dam after 22 years of service.  She was well known locally for her pecan pie which she always made upon request from family and her many friends.  While she will be greatly missed, Barbara will live on in the hearts and minds of all that knew and loved her.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Robert Allen Bennett and two sisters, Dorothy Mae “Toots” (Leo,Junie) Gehlhausen and Bettye Lou (Leroy) Greulich.

Survivors include four sons, Richard Joseph Bennett(Ann), John Robert Bennett(Patsy), Stephen Wayne Bennett(Kim) and Mark Allen Bennett(Jennifer); 3 siblings, Jerry Vaal, Tony Vaal(Linda), Toni Mundy.  Barbara was blessed to have five grandchildren and nine great grandchildren who she adored very much, and she loved her many nieces and nephews as well.  Barbara was always quick to say how proud she was of her boys and their families.

A funeral mass will be held for Barbara at 10am Wednesday, January 3, 2024 at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Beaver Dam.  Visitation will be from 4-8pm Tuesday January 2, 2024 at Bevil Bros. Funeral Home in Beaver Dam.  Burial will be in Beulah Cumberland Presbyterian Cemetery in Beda, KY.  Online condolences may be sent to

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January 2, 2024

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Bevil Bros. Funeral Home
226 Louisville Road
Beaver Dam, KY 42320

Funeral Mass
January 3, 2024

10:00 AM
Holy Redeemer Catholic Church
13th Street
Beaver Dam, KY 42320


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