William Dean Sackett

FatherGeorge Washington Sackett (1885-1963)
MotherNettie Marie Shetterly (1903-1970)
MarriageYasuko Adachi
MarriageNancy Bell Benenhaley
William Dean Sackett, son of George Washington Sackett and Nettie Marie Shetterly, was born in Hoxeyville, Wexford County, MichiganG, on 6 October 1931.1,2 He died aged 65 in Sumter, South CarolinaG, on 1 November 19963,1,4,5 and was buried at Long Branch Baptist Church Cemetery, Dalzell, Sumter CountyG.6,7 He married first Yasuko Adachi. Yasuko was born on 5 May 1936.2 She died by gunshot aged 23 in Rembert, Sumter CountyG, on 5 April 1960 and was buried at Sumter CemeteryG.8 He married second Nancy Bell Benenhaley, daughter of James Moses Benenhaley and Susan Martha Ann Nunnery. Nancy was born in SumterG on 28 May 1932.1,9 She died aged 74 in Marion, McDowell County, North CarolinaG, on 12 December 20061,9,10 and was buried at Long Branch Baptist Church CemeteryG.6
     William served during the Korean War as a Staff Sergeant in the US Air Force.7
William Dean Sackett (1931–1996), Long Branch Baptist Church Cemetery, Dalzell, South Carolina
(Src: Find a Grave)

Children of William Dean Sackett and Yasuko Adachi

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Children of William Dean Sackett and Nancy Bell Benenhaley

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William D. Sackett
William D. Sackett, 64, died Friday, November 1, 1996, at the Tuomey Regional Medical Center in Sumter.
     Born in Lansing, Mich., he was a son of the late George Washington and Nellie Ann Shetley Sackett.
     Mr. Sackett was a carpenter and a Korean Air Force veteran.
     Surviving are his wife, Nancy Benenhaley Sackett; three sons, William David Sackett of Falls Church, Va., Robert Allen Sackett of Sumter, and George Raymond Sackett of Marion, N.C; two daughters, Anita Marie Stiltner of Chesapeake, Va., and Glenda Sue Brown of Bishopville; three brothers, Ike, George Pearle, and Ernest Sackett, all of Michigan; three sisters, Helen Taylor, Ellen Kerns, and Lois Ann Squires, all of Michigan; and nine grandchildren.
     Services will be held on Monday at 2 p.m. in the Long Branch Baptist Church with the Rev. Sim Smith and the Rev. Nathan Brown officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
     Pallbearers will be William David Sackett, Robert Allen Sackett, George Raymond Sackett, William Raymond Sackett, Leslie Davis, and Alan Groner.
     The family will receive friends at 4 p.m. on today at Elmore-Hill-McCreight Funeral Home.
     Elmore-Hill-McCreight Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

The Item, Sumter, South Carolina, 3 Nov 1996, p 14


Nancy B Sackett
Nancy Bell Benenhaley Sackett, 74, widow of William Dean Sackett, died Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2006, at the McDowell Hospital in Marion, N.C.
     Born in Stateburg, she was a daughter of the late James Moses Benenhaley and the late Susan Martha Ann Benenhaley. Mrs Sackett was a member of Long Branch Baptist Church and retired from Cover Mfg. Co.
     Surviving are three sons, William David Sackett of Nebo, N.C., Robert Alan Sackett of Sumter, and George Raymond Sackett of Marion, N.C; two daughters, Anita Marie Stiltner of Mesick, Mich., and Glenda Sue Brown of Nebo; a brother, Jerry Benenhaley of Stone Mountain, Ga; a number of grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
     She was preceded in death by a son Allen Jerone Sackett.
     Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Long Branch Baptist Church with the Rev. Dr. Carroll Waddell officiating.
     Burial will be in the church cemetery.
     Honorary pallbearers will be Bill Glennon and Leland Benenhaley.
     The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home.
     Online condolences may be sent to www.sumterfunerals.com.
     Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home and Crematory, 221 Broad St., Sumter, is in charge of the arrangements, (803) 775-9386.

The Item, Sumter, South Carolina, 15 Dec 2006, p 9

 Notes & Citations

  1. Gravestone.
  2. Death record.
  3. Sackett database.
  4. "U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936–2007" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, William Dean, b. Hoxyeville W, Michigan, 6 Oct 1931, d. 1 Nov 1996, father George W Sackett, mother Marie Shetterly. Jan 1948 listed as William Dean Sackett; 11 Nov 1996 listed as William D Sackett."
  5. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index" (American Ancestors transcript), "William D Sackett, b. Oct 6, 1931, d. Nov 1, 1996, SSN 365-30-6824 issued MI, residence Sumter, South Carolina, 29153, county Sumter."
  6. Find a Grave.
  7. "U.S. Veterans Gravesites" (Ancestry transcript), "Sackett, William Dean, b. 6 Oct 1931, d. 1 Nov 1996, aged 65, bur. Long Branch Baptist Church Cemetery, Sumter, SC 29150, notes: SSgt US Air Force."
  8. "South Carolina, Death Records, 1821–1970" (Ancestry image), "Sackett, Yasuko Adachi, d. Forest Lake Trailer Park, Rembert, Sumter County, SC, 5 Apr 1960, res. Forest Lake Trailer Park, race Mongolian, married, age 23, b. Manchuria, 5 May 1936, citizen of Japan, husband & informant William D Sackett, cause gunshot wound right thorax, bullet entered anterior right thorax where powder burns are present, exited posterior right thorax near spine, bur. Sumter Cemetery, 8 Apr 1960."
  9. "U.S. Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936–2007", "Benenhaley, Nancy Bell, b. Sumter, South Carolina, 28 May 1932, d. 12 Dec 2006, father James M Benenhaley, mother Susan M Nunnery. Jan 1955 listed as Nancy Bell Benenhaley; Mar 1962 listed as Nancy Bell Suckett; 22 Jul 1983 listed as Nancy B Sackett; 18 May 1994 listed as Nancy Bell Sackett; 07 Aug 2003 listed as Nancy Benenhaley Sackett."
  10. US Social Security Administration, "Social Security Death Index", "Nancy B Sackett, b. May 28, 1932, d. Dec 12, 2006, SSN 247-60-0585 issued SC, residence Nebo, North Carolina, 28761, county Mcdowell."
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