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Lily Spears Bender

October 9, 1928 — January 21, 2022

Lily Spears Bender

Lily Spears Bender, 93, of Fayetteville, passed away on Friday, January 21, 2022.

Lily was a longtime member of Gardeners United Methodist Church. She will be missed by all who knew her.

She was born in Bennettsville, SC, on October 9, 1928. She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth L. Bender, Sr.

Left to cherish Lily’s memory is her son, Kenneth L. Bender, Jr.

A graveside funeral service, officiated by Pastor Roy Hilburn, will be conducted at 3pm on Friday, January 28, 2022, at Lafayette Memorial Park.

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Services are entrusted to Sullivan's Highland Funeral Service & Crematory.

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