|Birth: ||Apr. 13, 1910|
|Death: ||Oct. 21, 1997|
Leo Bennett, 87, of Hot Springs, died Tuesday, Oct 21, 1997, in a local nursing home.
Born April 13, 1910, in Hugo, Okla., he was a retired driver for Humphrey's Dairy, Reynolds Metals Co. for 20 years, Oaklawn Park and was a member of Richard Street Church of Christ. He was predeceased by his wife, Zinnah Inglehart Bennett, and a sister Naomi Thurman.
Survivors include his son and daughter-in-law, John M. and Joy Bennett of Benton, a daughter Mary Leta Dunaway of Hot Springs and two grandsons Dale Bennett of Benton and Derek Dunaway of Hot Springs.
Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Hot Springs Funeral Home chapel with Brother Tom Brown and Jack Smith officiating. Pallbearers will be Bob Wilson, G. A. Wilson, Dale Lott, David Braughton, Charles Tapp and Tommy Humphreys. Honorary pallbearers are Dr. John Simpson, Sandy McFarland, Barbara M. Lemore, the Humphreys family, Jack Mills, Fran Lindsey, Larry Otwell, Barney Nusko and Buster Brawner.
Burial will be in Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Richard Street Church of Christ or New Hope Missionary Baptist Church.
--from Hot Springs Sentinel Record, Weds, Oct. 22, 1997, page 6A
John Benjamin Bennett (1874 - 1949)
Mary Jane Locke Bennett (1880 - 1956)
Zinnah Earle Iglehart Bennett (1910 - 1996)*
John Marcus Bennett (1936 - 2009)*
Mary Leta Bennett Dunaway (1938 - 2002)*
Hattie Bennett O'Reilly (1903 - 1984)*
Roy M Bennett (1906 - 1940)*
Ruth Bennett McDaniel (1908 - 1990)*
Leo Eugene Bennett (1910 - 1997)
Ethel Bennett Spring (1912 - 1986)*
Cecile Bennett Tomlin (1914 - 1976)*
Jack Wayne Bennett (1918 - 1980)*
Naomi L Bennett Thurman (1923 - 1995)*
Memorial Gardens Cemetery
Maintained by: Barbara Cooper Firestone
Originally Created by: Pat Hall
Record added: Aug 12, 2003
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