OBITUARY

Mildred Bennett

August 31, 1927January 3, 2021
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Mildred "Millie" Bennett, 93, of Beaumont, died Sunday, January 3, 2021 at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas in Beaumont. A lifelong resident of Beaumont, Millie was a longtime member of South Park Baptist Church. Millie enjoyed quilting, gardening, traveling, and was very active outside. Millie was a Retired Educational Secretary with BISD. Millie was the former president of The National Association of Educational Secretaries of America as well as for the State of Texas. Millie loved hosting different gatherings for family and friends. Millie was a perfectionist in her loved ones eyes. A Gathering of Family and Friends will be held from 9:00 a.m. till 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 8, 2021 at Forest Lawn Funeral Home. A Celebration of Millie's Life will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 8, 2021 at Forest Lawn Funeral Home, with burial to follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Beaumont.

Millie was preceded in death by her parents, William and Veda Chesser, husband Jordan Ross Bennett, Jr., and her sisters, Geneva Ray and Janet Scurlock. Millie is survived by her sons, Jay Bennett of Port Arthur, and Ross Bennett, III and his wife Sharon of Fannett, grandchildren, Karen Beard and her husband Anthony of Anna, TX., Jennifer Bennett of Candler, NC., Clay Leslie and his wife Kelly of Dallas, Brandon Leslie and his wife Anna of The Woodlands and Josh Bennett and his wife Courtney of Fannett, and her great grandchildren, Hadlee, Harper, Blaire, Jeff, Kenzi, Landon, River, and Jace.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Millie's honor to: South Park Baptist Church in Beaumont, Texas, 795 Woodrow Ave., Beaumont, Texas 77705.

Millie will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

  • FAMILY

  • Jordan Ross Bennett, Jr., Husband (deceased)
  • William Franklin Chesser, Father (deceased)
  • Veda Burton, Mother (deceased)
  • Jordan Ross Bennett, III (Sharon), Son
  • Jay Bennett,, Son
  • Geneva Ray, Sister (deceased)
  • Janet Scurlock, Sister (deceased)
  • Karen Beard (Anthony), Granddaughter
  • Jennifer Bennett, Granddaughter
  • Clay Leslie (Kelly), Grandson
  • Brandon Leslie (Anna), Grandson
  • Josh Bennett (Courtney), Grandson
  • Hadley Beard, Great Grandchild
  • Harper Beard, Great Grandchild
  • Blair Beard, Great Grandchild
  • Jeff Satterwhite, Great Grandchild
  • Kenzi Leslie, Great Grandchild
  • Landon Leslie, Great Grandchild
  • River Leslie, Great Grandchild
  • Jace Bennett, Great Grandchild

Services

  • A Gathering of Family and Friends

    Friday, January 8, 2021

  • A Celebration of Mildred's Life

    Friday, January 8, 2021

  • Burial to Follow

    Friday, January 8, 2021

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Charline Gale

January 18, 2021

Ross and Sharon, so sorry to hear of your loss of Mrs Bennett. You have my thoughts and prayers for you and your family. God Bless, Charline and Duane Gale

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