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Nettie Faye (Montgomery) Bentley

June 15, 1930 ~ February 8, 2024 (age 93) 93 Years Old

Nettie Faye Bentley Obituary

Nettie Faye Montgomery Bentley, age 93, of Union, SC formerly of Ocean Isle Beach, NC passed away on the morning of Thursday, February 8, 2024 at the home of her daughter in Sunset Beach, NC following a time of declining health.

Mrs. Bentley was born in Cherokee County, SC on June 15, 1930 and was the last surviving child of William Faris and Mary Jane Burns Montgomery. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 64 years, Reverend Jesse Bentley, their son, Jesse Monte Bentley; her siblings, Nora Montgomery, Keaton Montgomery, D. B. Montgomery, Sudie Mae Fowler, Ruby Goforth, Clift Montgomery and Marvin “Shorty” Montgomery. 

Mrs. Bentley graduated from Kelly Pinckney High School Class of 1947. She was a seamstress at Highlanders Sewing Plant in Shallotte for twenty years. She was an active member of Jennies Branch Baptist Church along with her husband Rev. Jesse Bentley for twenty five years. After retirement they returned to their hometown Union, SC.  She joined Philippi Baptist Church where she served faithfully as WMU director, Sunday School teacher, choir member, and wherever she was needed. Mrs. Bentley was known for her beautiful handwriting. She sent many cards and letters to family and friends. She loved sewing, crafting, quilting, and reading.

Left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Alicia “Leci” Bentley, Alexia “Lexi” B. Cribb and husband, US Air Force Col. Retired David Cribb; grandchildren, Major Adam Cribb (Michelle), Lillian Bentley (Morgan Inman), Katie Batey (Matt), Abigail Bentley (Chandler Taylor), Andrew Cribb, Hannah Underwood, Zoe McComb; Great Grandchildren, Aaron Cribb, Alexander Jesse (AJ) Cribb, Nellie Inman, Sutton Taylor, and Kendall Inman.

Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 PM, Sunday, February 11, 2024 in the Jennies Branch Baptist Church, Ocean Isle Beach, NC with the Reverend Mark Smith officiating.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

There will be a funeral service on Saturday, February 17, 2024, at 2:00 PM in the Philippi Baptist Church, 327 Philippi Baptist Church Road, Union SC 29379.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family requests with gratitude that donations be made in her name to the Philippi Baptist Church, 327 Philippi Baptist Church Road, Union SC 29379 or to the Wesley Chapel Methodist Church, 373 Wesley Chapel Road, Union, SC 29379.

Online condolences are encouraged and may be sent to www.fulwoodfuneralservice.com. 

Holcombe Funeral Home, 310 West South Street, Union, SC 29379, (864)-427-3665, will be conducting the services in South Carolina.

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Services

Visitation
Sunday
February 11, 2024

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Jennies Branch Baptist Church

Funeral Service
Sunday
February 11, 2024

3:00 PM
Jennies Branch Baptist Church

Visitation
Saturday
February 17, 2024

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Philippi Baptist Church
327 Philippi Church Road
Union, SC 29379

Funeral Service
Saturday
February 17, 2024

2:00 PM
Philippi Baptist Church
327 Philippi Church Road
Union, SC 29379

Burial
Saturday
February 17, 2024

Philippi Baptist Church
327 Philippi Church Road
Union, SC 29379

Please note
Holcombe Funeral Home, 310 West South Street, Union, SC 29379 (864)-427-3665, will be conducting the services in South Carolina.

Donations

Philippi Baptist Church
327 Philippi Church Road,, Union SC 29379

Wesley Chapel Methodist Church
373 Wesley Chapel Road, Union SC 29379

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