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Devon Ceylon Bennett

Devon Ceylon Bennett

Devon Ceylon Bennett was born September 26, 1992 at Winner, South Dakota to Sheila and DeWayne Bennett. She died August 17, 2013 near Gregory, South Dakota as the result of a car accident at the age of 20 years, 10 months and 21 days.

Devon attended grade school in Burke and graduated from Burke High School in 2011.

When she was younger, she loved spending time at the farm with grandma and grandpa, taking care of all of the animals. She was kind hearted and always looked out for others. Her favorite pastimes were talking on her cell phone and driving around. She also enjoyed horseback riding, 4-wheeling and spending time at the river with her friends and family. She had a big place in her heart for all children and often babysat for others.

Devon was preceded in death by her grandparents: James and Elaine Winer and Wayne Bennett.

Thankful for having shared her life are her parents, DeWayne Bennett and Sheila Jensen of Burke, South Dakota; her step-father, John Jensen of Burke, South Dakota; her grandparents, Don and Delores Novotny of Winner, South Dakota; her step-grandparents, Bob and Mary Jensen of Burke, South Dakota; her brother, Mike (Becky) Jones of Burke, South Dakota; her sister Mardi (Matt) Swanson of Kimball, South Dakota; her nieces and nephews, Kellie and Lyncoln Jones and Caleb and Shelby Swanson and several aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 10:00 AM at the Civic Center in Burke. Burial will be in the Graceland Cemetery, Burke. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4 pm to 7 pm, with a 7 pm prayer service at Clausen Funeral Home in Burke.