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Colton Bennett September 29, 2022

Date of Funeral

September 8, 2022


Age 93, of Thorpes Terrace, St. James entered into eternal rest on Monday 29thAugust, 2022. Long serving member of the Methodist Church of the Caribbean.

Roles of Service

Methodist Minister – Local Presbyter

Barbados Christian Council – Chairman, Executive Secretary

Chaplin – Queen Elizabeth Hospital; Psychiatric Hospital

Barbados Nurses Association – President, Registered Psychiatric Nurse, Registered General Nurse

Health Educator – First Nursing Tutor of the Psychiatric Hospital

Lions Club International – Member for over 50 years. District Governor of Sub District 60B 1996-97: Charter President of the Lions Club of Barbados East

National Union of Public Workers – Vice President.

Son of the late Percival and Vernilla Bennett;

Husband of Marilene Patricia Bennett, and former husband of the late Daphne Eltora Bennett;

Father of Dr. J. Eltora Bennett and Cheryl Bennett-Inniss;

Grandfather of Kerri Bennett-Ferdinand, Kyle and Kaileigh Bennett-Walcott, Skye and Rayne Inniss;

Great grandfather of Elisa Miliucci;

Brother of the late Talcie Springer;

Uncle of Trevor Springer and Carla Springer Hunte;

Great Uncle of Danielle and Haley Springer and Chioma Hunte;

Cousin of Cecily Spencer-Cross and Rupert Spencer;

Father-in-law of Ian Inniss and the late Ian Walcott;

Brother-in-law of Carl Springer, Owen Legall and Michael Cummins;

Friend of many.

A service to celebrate the life and works of the REVEREND COLTON VESPRY BENNETT will be held on Thursday, 8th September, 2022 at the James Street Methodist Church, James Street, Bridgetown, where family and friends are asked to meet at 10:00 a.m. for a Service of Thanksgiving. The cortege will then proceed to the Bethel Methodist Church Cemetery for the interment.
No mourning colours are preferred.

In Lieu of Flowers the family suggest a donation may be made for the Hurd Memorial Restoration and Youth Development Fund.

Viewing will take place on Wednesday, 7th September, 2022 at the Ebenezer Methodist Church, Ebenezer, St. Philip from 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.


The Thanksgiving Service may be viewed via Live Video Stream at:

Condolences may be sent to: www.downesandwilson.com
Funeral Arrangements Entrusted to Downes and Wilson Funeral Home, Eagle Hall, St. Michael.


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    Stephanie Atherley (corrected) says

    Stephanie Atherley says
    SEPTEMBER 8, 2022 AT 12:01 PM
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    Condolences to the family of Rev. Colton Bennett in his passing. May God provide comfort to you all. May his soul Rest In Peace and Rise In Glory. His Heavenly Father commends him for completing his mission here on earth. Family,! Be comforted at this difficult t

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    Stephanie Atherley says

    Condolences to the family of Rev. Colton Bennett in his passing. May God provide comfort to you all. May his soul Rest In Peace and Rise In Glory. His Heavenly Father commends him for completing his mission here on earth. Family! Be comforted at this difficult time.

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    Owen and Heather says

    To Cheryl, Eltora and Family
    Our sincerest condolences. We understand your loss and your grief since we also just experienced the loss of 3 close family members. Be assured the the God of all comfort is with you all at this time of mourning. We enjoyed his company on the few occasions we met. He was always asking after your wellbeing. Always a caring person.
    May he rest in God arms and rise in Glory.
    Owen and Heather

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    Lion Shirley Quetel-Hendricks says

    To The Family of PDG Lion Rev. Colton Bennet, MJF
    My family and I extend sincere condolences on the passing of Lion PDG Colton Bennet, MJF. Kindly know that we share in your mourning.
    Lion Colton was and will continue to be our ‘Chaplin” in Spirit; a position he served well as he continued to serve our Lord.
    Take comfort in the thought that whom we love, God loves best and that there is a deep sense of pride in the life, service and achievements of Lion PDG Colton Bennet, MJF, your life partner, and our friend. He will be definitely missed. May his soul rest in eternal peace.

    Lion Shirley Quetel-Hendricks, MJF, PHF, PCC
    Region Chairman (1996-1997)

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    Othniel Gittens says

    Sincere condolences to the family from Othniel and Juel Gittens and family.

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    Erma and Sylvester Jones says

    Sincere condolences to the family and the entire Method family on the passing of Reverenced Bennett. He will always be remembered for his kind helpful words towards the youth and his work within his professions. may he rest in peace and rise in glory.

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    Roma Cozier says

    Sincere condolences to the family of Reverend Bennett.

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