Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
October 27, 2011 12:25 pm EDT


MOUNT VERNON — Tammy R. Bennett, 51, of Mount Vernon, passed away Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 25, 2011, at Riverside Methodist Hospital in Columbus after a courageous battle with declining health.

She was born Feb. 14, 1960, in Austin, Texas, daughter of Carol (Dykes) Sobeck of Idaho and the late Niles Sobeck. Tammy was a published author. She enjoyed quilting and painting landscapes and floral arrangements.

Tammy is survived by her loving husband, Michael Bennett, whom she married on Aug. 22, 2005; a son, Larry Dobbins of Texas; a daughter, Tiffany Dobbins of Pittsburgh; five grandchildren; sisters, Candy and Eva of Texas; and brothers, Raymond, Curtis and Toby of Texas.

In following with Tammy’s wish, there will not be a funeral service. Private expressions of sympathy may be sent to the family at

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Tammy R. Bennett.

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