Donald Helton
B: 1953-09-02
D: 2019-02-17
View Details
Helton, Donald
Bobby Featherston
B: 1935-01-20
D: 2019-02-15
View Details
Featherston, Bobby
Herbert Goode
B: 1931-03-29
D: 2019-02-14
View Details
Goode, Herbert
Marvon Horton
B: 1944-06-26
D: 2019-02-12
View Details
Horton, Marvon
Shirley Roberts
B: 1958-10-03
D: 2019-02-10
View Details
Roberts, Shirley
Jerry Tucker
B: 1940-05-25
D: 2019-02-08
View Details
Tucker, Jerry
German Ulises Garcia
B: 1981-04-22
D: 2019-02-05
View Details
Garcia, German Ulises
Jimmie Hogue
B: 1946-05-03
D: 2019-02-04
View Details
Hogue, Jimmie
Gary Milam
B: 1954-10-28
D: 2019-02-04
View Details
Milam, Gary
James Bennett
B: 1939-07-14
D: 2019-01-30
View Details
Bennett, James
Elizabeth Smith
B: 1936-10-10
D: 2019-01-16
View Details
Smith, Elizabeth
Humberto Oliveros
B: 1970-05-10
D: 2019-01-13
View Details
Oliveros, Humberto
Jo Harger
B: 1945-06-24
D: 2019-01-12
View Details
Harger, Jo
David Rountree
B: 1962-09-15
D: 2019-01-12
View Details
Rountree, David
Dewey McMahon
B: 1934-11-23
D: 2019-01-11
View Details
McMahon, Dewey
Wiley Garland III
B: 1937-09-18
D: 2019-01-11
View Details
Garland III, Wiley
Robbie Bass
B: 1923-03-20
D: 2019-01-02
View Details
Bass, Robbie
Thurman Knull
B: 1924-07-11
D: 2019-01-01
View Details
Knull, Thurman
Hazel Anderson
B: 1936-04-19
D: 2018-12-23
View Details
Anderson, Hazel
Doris Edwards
B: 1943-01-17
D: 2018-12-13
View Details
Edwards, Doris
Pamela Owen
B: 1943-09-15
D: 2018-12-09
View Details
Owen, Pamela


Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
1015 W Wolfe St.
P.O. Box 543
Grand Saline, TX 75140
Phone: 903-962-3333
Fax: 903-962-3651
About An Amazing Life|Help

James Edwin "Butch"

July 14, 1939 – January 30, 2019

Share this tribute
James Bennett James Bennett
Memorial Candles Lit for James | SEE ALL
"We are honored to provide this Book of Memories to the family."
— Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home

Obituary for James Edwin "Butch" Bennett

James Edwin (Butch) Bennett

EMORY – Funeral services for James Edwin (Butch) Bennett, 79, of Emory, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, February 2, 2019, in the Chapel, Alba, with Jeff Jackson from Bull Creek Cowboy Church, Lone Oak, officiating.
Burial will be in Emory City Cemetery, Emory, under direction of Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home, Alba.
Mr. Bennett passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2019, at his home in Emory.
He was born July 14, 1939, in Kaufman, to the late Joe Davis and Sibyl Eugena Bailey Bennett. He fell in love with Billie Johnson and married her on May 7, 1960, in Dallas. James grew up in Kaufman and eventually moved to Oak Cliff in Dallas next door to Billie’s family. He worked for W.R. Grace for a total of 33 years. Butch and Billie have lived in Emory since 1999. He loved East Texas, riding his Gold Wing motorcycle, and working on lawn mowers, tractors, and anything else that needed to be fixed.
He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Billie Bennett of Emory; son, Jimmy Bennett and wife Rhonda of Emory; daughter, Gena Mann and Tom Breit of Grand Prairie; brother, Michael Bennett and wife Rita of Emory; sisters, Linda Herd and husband Gary of Cedar Hill and JoAnn Bennett of Emory; grandchildren, James B., Christine B., Douglas G., and Delanie M.; three great-grandchildren, A’Niyah, Little Doug, and Claire; and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Glenn Bennett; sister, Dorothy Short; and brother, Rick (Crash) Bennett.
Pallbearers will be members from Bull Creek Cowboy Church.
Visitation will be 1 p.m. Saturday, February 2, 2019, at the funeral home.

Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home
300 W. Holley Street, P.O. Box 380
Alba, Texas 75410
FAX 903-765-2512

To plant a tree in memory of James Edwin "Butch" Bennett, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.


When Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 1:00pm - 1:45pm
Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home
300 West Holley Street
Alba, TX 75410

Service Information

Saturday, February 2nd, 2019 2:00pm
Jeff Jackson
Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home
300 West Holley Street
Alba, TX 75410

Interment Information

Emory City Cemetery
Alexander Drive
Emory, TX 75140