Katherine Dorethea Bentley

Katherine D. Bentley was born on May 11, 1930, in Richmond, Virginia, to Lottie and Jake Keelin. She departed this life on January 6, 2019, at home with her son, after a long illness.


A native of Atlantic City, Katherine was employed by MC Shrank Clothing Factory, Resorts International, Caesars Casino and later retired to enjoy life.


Kat was loved by many. She enjoyed being with her family near and far, especially with the crew (Ida, Big Lucille, Mammie, Marie, Estelle, Natalie, Winifred, Eddie, Ellsworth and George) going to the casino, shopping or just hanging out together. Daddy Lou's was one of her favorite hang outs back in the day. But her best times were spent caring and watching over her family. Katherine, a God fearing woman was a member of Second Baptist Church.


Katherine is predeceased by her husband, Harold "Foona" Harlin Bentley, Sr.; loving daughter, Patricia; sister, Lucille; special daughter-in-law, Betty; and parents, Lottie and Jake Keelin.

Katherine leaves to cherish her memories: her son and caregiver, Harold Harlin Bentley, Jr. (Kim); grandchildren, Harold Harlin, III, Angel, Tajia, Harlin; sister, Ida, a host of nieces, one nephew, cousins, great-nieces, great-nephews and friends.


Funeral services will be 11AM, Saturday, January 12, 2019, Second Baptist Church, 110 Reverend Doctor I. S. Cole Plaza, Atlantic City, NJ where friends may call from 9AM. Interment to follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Pleasantville.


Arrangements entrusted to Greenidge Funeral Homes, Inc., where condolences may be left at www.greenidgefuneralhomes.com.