, Muskogee, OK


January 9, 2013

April Christine Bennett-Perry

1990 - 2013

April Christine Bennett-Perry, 22, of Muskogee, Oklahoma passed away Saturday, January 5, 2013.  She was born April 6, 1990 in Muskogee to Clinton Bennett and Christina Salts Bennett.  April graduated from Braggs High School and continued her education at vo-tech where she received her welding degree and became cleet certified.  April met and later married Darrell Dewayne Perry in Muskogee on November 18, 2011.  

She loved to go four wheeling, rock climbing, cave hunting, and fishing.  She called herself “100% Redneck”; and she certainly was!

April is survived by her husband, Darrell Perry of Muskogee; her father, Clinton Bennett of Sand Springs; her mother, Christy Bennett of Warner; her daughter, Chenoa McElhaney of Warner; her brother, Larry Bennett II of Tulsa; her half-brothers, Jacob Crockett and Jesse Bennett; her grandmother, Marla Salts of Warner; her grandfather, Larry Bennett of Sand Springs; her uncles and aunts, Dwayne and Marsha Neville, John and Teresa Schaefer, all of Sand Springs; her cousins, Dwayne Neville Jr., Casey Neville, Adam Hughes, Ron and Casey Shockley, Daniel Johnson, Chris Watson, Stephanie Pruett, Angie Watson, Joshua Cowan, and many other family members and friends.

She will be truly missed by all who knew her.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, January 11, 2013 at the United Pentecostal Church located at 3702 W. Broadway, Muskogee, with Rev. Mike Hart and Rev. Bill Shirel officiating.  Interment will follow at Greenhill Cemetery with Ron Shockley, Jacob Alden, Daniel Johnson, Jeremy Hart, and Joshua Cowan serving as pallbearers.

Funeral services are under the direction of Cornerstone Funeral Home and Crematory, 1830 North York Street, Muskogee, Oklahoma.  Condolences may be sent to the family at


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