November 7, 1932 ~ May 1, 2022
Born in: Clinton, TN
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Marilyn Lucille Bennett Beitner, 89, passed away Sunday, May 1, 2022.
Mrs. Beitner was born in Clinton, TN to the late Paul and Leona Taylor Bennett. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Charles Robert Beitner; a sister, Pauline Chapman and a brother, Franklin Bennett.
Marilyn graduated Hendersonville High School. She loved traveling, gardening, entertaining, sewing/cross stitching, cooking and her weekly luncheons with friends. She had been a secretary for Carl Sandburg and the old CTS plant and later retired as a Realtor. She was also the driving force behind the Aiken Supermarket in Skyland. She helped keep the store going as owner/manager which was one of the first supermarkets in the area. She was an excellent hostess and made the best Pound Cake of anyone around. She was a refined lady and she loved her family with all of her heart.
Marilyn is survived by her children, Linda McCarson (Joe); Karen Mullinax (Lew); Jay Beitner and Heidi Beitner Obrien; a sister, Ann Morgan; seven grandchildren, Tracie Robinson, Heather Herman (Andy), Margo Mullinax (Greg Watkins), Derrick McCarson (Caitlin), Melissa Phillips (Shane), Holly O’Brien and Jackie O’Brien; fifteen great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held on Friday, May 6, 2022 at 2:00 pm at Liberty Baptist Church in Candler with Pastor Derrick McCarson officiating. Inurnment will follow the next day on Saturday at 12:00 pm at Calvary Episcopal Churchyard.
The family would like to express their appreciation to the wonderful care of Four Seasons Hospice and Janice Bates during this time.