Eleanor Poulos Bennett

Eleanor Poulos Bennett, 90, of Mauldin, wife of Thomas Wilson Bennett, died on Friday, January 29, 2021 following an illness in Assisted Living and the McCall Hospice House.

Born in Sumter, SC on September 27, 1930, she was a first generation Greek Lady whose parents migrated to America in 1920 from Megalo Horio, Greece. She is the last surviving member of her immediate family.

In addition to her husband, Thomas, she is survived by a daughter, Eva C. Bennett and a son, Dennis L. Bennett, all of Mauldin.

Tom and Eleanor were married sixty-seven years and loved church and traveling, having driven to all forty-eight contiguous states, Alaska, Hawaii, Canada and Mexico. Eleanor made two trips to Greece.

A Private Funeral Service will be held for the family in the Mauldin UMC Cemetery. A Memorial Service will be held later.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to: Camp Spearhead, in care of the Greenville Recreation District or to Mauldin United Methodist Church.  

Condolences to the family of Eleanor Poulos Bennett

  • uncle TOM,EVE,AND DENNIS my prayers r with yall aunt Eleanor was loved by yall and the rest of family she will be missed love linda faye and family

  • Terry Long
    3 years ago

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family Tom in the loss of a wonderful lady. May you all feel God’s comfort in your grief.

  • Nick Poulos
    3 years ago

    My Aunt Eleanor will be dearly missed. I am so glad that we got to know her so well over the last 15 years that we have lived in Blairsville. She was a lady of great grace, understanding, wit and humor. I will always chersh the stories and history of my family she shared with my wife and I. Prayers for her family.

  • Tom,
    So sorry to hear of your wifes death, but knowing she’s in a much better place, with no pain. Take care of yourself and know we are thinking and praying for you. Randy Eskridge

  • Uncle Tommy, Eva, and Dennis.

    Aunt Eleanor will be deeply missed but her feisty spirit will live forever in our hearts.

    Love you all so much!

  • Frank & Jeanie Bryan
    3 years ago

    Tom, I was so sorry to hear about Eleanors passing. Our Thoughts and Prayers are with you and your family.
    Frank and Jeanie Bryan

  • Beth Owens
    3 years ago

    Mr. Bennett,
    I am so sorry to hear the passing of Eleanor. I am thankful that I got to know both of you and the many visits we had. May you and your family find strength and peace through God in the days ahead.
    Beth Owens

  • Bill Cartee
    3 years ago

    Tom, so VERY sorry to read about Eleanor. She was an exceptional lady and an asset to you. Glad I got to know her. I am sure you and the family will miss her dearly. You will be in our prayers.
    Bill & Jane Cartee

  • Judy O’Neal
    3 years ago

    Tom, we all will miss her wit and smile. Miss seeing you too with this pandemic. Please take care and stay in touch.

  • What a blessing the entire Bennett family is to God’s family. Our sympathy, hearts and prayers go out to Tom, Eva and Dennis. Strength grace and mercy to you all. Eleanor was a bright light of love and friendship to our family from day one….and still is. The Terry family

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