Funeral services for Mr. Earl Forrest Bennett, age 78, of Fayetteville will be conducted Friday at 2PM at Higgins Funeral Home with Rev. Van Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in Lebanon Cemetery. Mr. Bennett passed away Wednesday morning May 13th in VA hospital in Murfreesboro.
He was a native of Lincoln County and the son of the late Benny Forrest and Della Franklin Bennett. Mr. Bennett was a veteran of the Korean War and a member of the American Legion for over 50 years. He was a retired from Amana Refrigeration, was a farmer and a member of the Baptist Church. Mr. Bennett’s hobby was riding horses.
Survivors include his wife Trula Wiseman Bennett of Fayetteville, two daughters Debbie Jane Pendergrass and husband Chris of Fayetteville and Tracie Delane May and husband Jeff of Fayetteville, three sons Earl Dwayne Bennett and wife Kim of Fayetteville, Perry Wayne Bennett, of Columbia, TN and Donnie Lane Bennett of Fayetteville, two sisters Margie Campbell of Fayetteville and Pauline Philpot of Fayetteville and 12 grandchildren.
Visitation with the family will be Thursday 5-8PM at Higgins Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.