Funeral service for Mrs. Trula Mae Wiseman Bennett, age 71, of Fayetteville, will be conducted Monday May 8, 2017 at 11 a.m. at Higgins Funeral Home, with Rev. Randy Nichols officiating. Burial will follow beside her husband Earl Forrest Bennett in Lebanon Cemetery. Mrs. Bennett passed away May 6, 2017 at her residence.
A native of Lincoln County, daughter of the late Perry Woodrow and Kate Corbin Wiseman, was retired from Lincoln County school system and a farmer. Mrs. Bennett enjoyed singing in the choir, traveling, gardening and watching The Young and the Restless and spending time with her grandchildren and family. She was a member of the Fayetteville First Baptist Baptist Church.
Survivor’s include her children Debbie Jane Pendergrass and husband Chris of Fayetteville and Tracie Delane May of Lynchburg, Earl Dwayne Bennett and wife Kim of Fayetteville, Perry Wayne Bennett, of Columbia, TN. Grandchildren Chelsea and Shelby Bennett of Columbia, Casey Pendergrass, Ashleigh, Lauren, and Lane Bennett, JoAnna Bennett (Justin) Smith, Rebecca, and Robin Bennett of Fayetteville, Dalton, Levi, and Makensey May of Lynchburg, Jordan and Cayla May of Madison and one great grandchild on the way. And sister Katie Womack.
Mrs. Bennett was preceded in death by her son Donnie Bennett, son in-law Jeff May and brother Willie Wiseman.
Visitation with the family will be Sunday May 7, 2017 from 5 p.m. till 8 p.m. at Higgins Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the charity of one’s choice.
Katie and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you!
Katie and family I was so sorry to hear of your loss.
Debbie, Chris and family, I’m sorry to hear of your loss and my prayers are with you during this sad time. May God provide you with comfort and may all the wonderful memories help heal your broken hearts.
Tracie, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. She was a sweet lady and will be missed by so many. Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family today. Love you. Susan
Sending love and prayers to the family! I’m so sorry for your loss. Ms. Truly was an amazing woman and always had a smile to share for everyone. She made this world a better place for everyone that was blessed to know her.
Tracie so sorry for the loss of you mom.
So sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.
Heaven has gained a beautiful sweet angel! Prayer’s for all of the family…….. Bill & Dee Dee Sneed
To the family—- I am so sorry about your “MOM”. I know you will miss her so much & so will I. May God put His loving arms around you during this very difficult time. She was the best “sister” in the world !
Trula was genuine. Her love for children and grandchildren was like all other grandmothers. I never knew her to beat around the bush. Her straightforward way was refreshing. I will truly miss her in all things we did together. I am so sorry I can’t be there for the family. I am praying for all of her family as they once again have to deal with death, life’s finish line.
Thinking of you and prayers for peace. Trula was a precious lady. I went to church with her at Gum Springs years ago. Sending love to all her family
Ms. Debbie, I am so sorry for your loss of your mother. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.
Your family has meant so much to us through the years. You were our second family. We love you all and we are praying for God’s peace and comfort during this time.
So sorry to learn about Trula. She was a joy in our church choir and on our bus trips. We enjoyed being around Trula and will miss her in our lives. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family during this sad time.
Robert and Judy Strope
Y’all are in my thoughts and prayers.
Your kind and loving soul will be truly missed.
Mrs. Trula was such a sweet lady. I worked with her at Stone Bridge Academy. She truly loved working with the children. Her heart was beautiful inside and out. Love you, Ms. Trula
Praying strenght and comfort for the days ahead.
You all are in our thoughts and prayers.
May God’s comfort shield each of you during this sad and difficult time. We love you all. Gary and Brenda
Mrs Bennett You truly was a sweet beautiful woman whom I think alot of as well as a while lot of other people . We will truly miss you . I enjoyed spending time with you and Perry Wayne. May you rest in peace I Love You.
I am so sorry for your loss. Praying that God will give your strength and peace.