Evelyn Faye Bennett
August 27, 1932 – August 14, 2019
Evelyn Faye Bennett, age 86 Of Fort Smith AR. formerly of Pocola, OK, transitioned peacefully from this life on Aug 14, 2019 to enter her heavenly home and spend eternity with Jesus. She was born August 27, 1932 in Rock Island OK to Jess Patrick Sweeten, and Mary Ruthann Sweeten. She spent the majority of her life in Oklahoma prior to moving to the Peachtree Village retirement facility. Faye was an active member of First Baptist Church in Arkoma, OK. She was the youngest in a family of 12 children. She was an excellent cook and loved any chance to prepare a meal for her family. She enjoyed a long and fruitful life, full of hard work, lots of laughs, and devoted Christian service. She will be deeply missed by her family and friends.
Faye was preceded in death by her husband Leon Bennett, her parents, and a daughter Sheila Odom.
Graveside service will be 10:00 AM Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at the Macedonia Cemetery in Pocola, OK. Reverend Rick Kester will be officiating the services. Arrangements are under the direction of Fentress Mortuary of Ft. Smith, AR
There will be a public viewing 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM Monday, August 19, 2019 at the funeral home.
Faye is survived in death by a daughter Pamela Roll (Tony) Of Lavaca, AR, sons; Rick Bennett (Melissa) Of Fate, TX and Cliff Bennett (Stella) Of Rockwall, TX, 11 Grandchildren and 17 Great grandchildren and a host of Nieces and Nephews.
Honorary pallbearers are David Odom, Trey Bennett, Jason Roll, Tony Roll, Lynn Jestis, Ron Parker, Troy and Billy Sweeten.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Wounded Warrior Project P.O. Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66675 or online at http://www.woundedwarriorproject.org/ or an animal shelter of your choice.
- Wounded Warrior Project
- Animal Shelter of one's choice
- Public Viewing Monday, August 19, 2019
- Graveside Service Tuesday, August 20, 2019