Funeral service for Mr. Billy H. Bennett, age 79, of Flintville, TN, will be conducted Sunday, June 12, 2016 at 4 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home with Bro. Dennis Kimery officiating. Burial will follow in Gum Springs Cemetery. Mr. Bennett passed away Thursday, June 9, 2016 at Lincoln Medical Center.
Mr. Bennett was a native of Lincoln County, TN, the son of the late Hugh and Sarah Marie Bryant Bennett. He retired from the Marshall Space Flight Center in 2012, was a member of the Corders Crossroads Church of Christ and he loved gardening, homemade ice cream and banana pudding.
Survivors include daughters Felica (Derrick) Spray of Fayetteville, TN, Teresa (Joel) Massey of Taft, TN, son Kevin (Tammy) Bennett of Flintville, TN, grandchildren Brian Massey, Nathan (Amber) Massey, Dustin Spray, Sarah Graham, Elizabeth Graham, Tamra Hall, Logan Miller, and brother Terrell Bennett of Plevna, AL. Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife Dorothy Bennett and sister Margie Culbreath.
Visitation with the family will be Sunday, June 12, 2016 from 2 until 4 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home.