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Memorial Oaks Funeral Home & Cemetery

13001 Katy Fwy, Houston, TX

OBITUARY

Jimmy Lydel Bennett

August 20, 1939October 3, 2019
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Jimmy Lydel Bennett, beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather and friend, passed away unexpectedly on October 3, 2019 in Houston, Texas. Jimmy was born to parents John and Lillie Bennett on August 20, 1939 in Rome, Georgia. Jim grew up with his brothers John, Bobby, Nevin and Gary Bennett and sisters Jeanette McGinnis, Myra Kelly and Faye Robeson. Jimmy married his high school sweetheart, Jean Ann Doolan in 1958 and they were married until her passing in 2009. Jimmy was a dedicated member of Family of Faith Lutheran Church. He loved to laugh, read, play golf, bowl, play the guitar, and sing. Jim and Jean loved to travel and take cruises all over the world. His warmth and generosity of spirit will be deeply missed but remembered always with gratitude by those who loved him. Jimmy is survived by his sons and daughters-in-law, Les and Denise Bennett, Jeff and Susie Bennett; grand children Chris Bennett and wife Kelly, Mitchell and Matthew Bennett, Bridgette Bennett Pillitere and husband Jacob, Maggie Bennett and Ryan Garcelon; great grandchild Blaise Bennett; sisters Jeanette, Myra and Faye; brother Gary; and numerous family members and friends. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 8:00 PM Friday October 11, 2019 at Memorial Oaks Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Saturday October 12, 2019 in the Family of Faith Lutheran Church. Interment will follow at Memorial Oaks Cemetery.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Les Bennett
  • Jeff Bennett
  • Christopher Bennett
  • Mitchell Bennett
  • Matthew Bennett
  • Ryan Garcelon

Services

  • Visitation Friday, October 11, 2019
  • Funeral Service Saturday, October 12, 2019
  • Graveside Service Saturday, October 12, 2019

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Jean Craft

October 8, 2019

We remember all our bowling times and trips/ Rest in peace now you will be with Jean and having a ball. We will miss you

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