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Ima Jean Bennett (10-30-2014)
Funeral services for Ima Jean Bennett 86, of Spearsville, Louisiana were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, October 29, 2014, at Antioch Church of Christ in Spearsville with Tommy Bennett, Paul Dunn and Dennis Gage officiating. Interment followed in Antioch Cemetery under direction of Kilpatrick Funeral Home in Farmerville. Visitation was from 6:30-9 p.m. on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at the church.
Mrs. Bennett was born on June 13, 1928 in Lillie and passed from this life on October 25, 2014 in Bernice. She was a member of Antioch Church of Christ for many years and loved to share her faith and the plan of salvation with others. She was a dental assistant for many years and was a homemaker during the years her children were growing up.
She is preceded in death by: Her husband of 61 years, James D. (J D) Bennett. Left to cherish her memory are: Her daughter Bonnie Lewis and husband Roy of Lincolnton Ga.; two sons David Bennett and wife Gina of Spearsville and Randy Bennett and wife Rebecca of Junction City, Ark.; grandchildren Kristen Francis and husband Bryan of Evans, Ga., Elizabeth Long of Lincolnton Ga., Brooke Ownby and husband Jon of Bernice, Amber Upshaw and husband Clint of Farmerville, Kaela Bennett of Shreveport, Megan Bennett and Rob Alexander of Spearsville, La; great-grandchildren Bennett Boswell, Banks Boswell, Sarah Beth Francis, Russell Bennett Alexander, Lane Upshaw, Meela Upshaw, Layla Ownby and Isaiah Ownby; Brothers-in-law Billy Bennett and wife Frances and Frankie Bennett and wife Erma all of Spearsville; and a host of special nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Pallbearers were Dennis Warner, Ted Nichols, Paul Bennett, Brad Risinger, Randy Post and Rodney Smith.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Antioch Cemetery Fund, 13 Boundary RD. Spearsville, La. 71277
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