Services for Mr. Earl Bennett, 81, of Murchison, are scheduled for 2 p.m., Thursday, March 14, 2019, at Bartley Funeral Home, Grand Saline, with Bro. Homer Morgan officiating.
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Interment will follow in Sand Flat Cemetery.
Mr. Bennett passed away March 10, 2019, at his home in Murchison. He was born February 14, 1938, in Forney, to Dick Neal & Bessie Mae Hudgins Bennett. He lived his life in Forney and Dallas before moving to the Athens/Murchison area in 1989. He retired as an aircraft machinist from LTV and he loved playing dominoes. Earl was preceded in death by his parents; wives, Cecelia Ann Butler Bennett and Wanda Joyce Luman Bennett; daughter, Kathilene Arnett Bennett; granddaughter, Staci Dawn Huff; grandson, Michael Chad Bennett; sisters, Agnes Willmon and Mary Louise Breckenridge; and brothers, Gearl Bennett and Warren Bennett.
Survivors include his son, Shane Bennett and Regena King of Murchison; five grandchildren, Shane Bennett Jr., Kera Reese and husband Eugene, Michaela Bennett and fiancé Cody Crase, April Harp and husband Chris; and Terry Bennett; eight great-grandchildren, Kaleb Hendricks, Kaylee Hendricks, Gage Brown, Kane Hendricks, Lucas Brown, Charli Harp, Averi Harp and Mattie King; and numerous other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers will be Shane Bennett Jr., Terry Bennett, Larry Butler, Chris Butler, Gage Brown and Kaleb Hendricks.
The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m., Wednesday, at Bartley Funeral Home.