James O. ":Jeep" BennettApril 23, 2017
Garfield, AR: James O. "Jeep" Bennett, age 84 of Garfield, Arkansas formerly of Rogersville, passed away, Sunday, April 23, 2017 at Circle of Life Hospice Center following a stroke. He was saved at an early age and was a charter member of Looneys Chapel Baptist Church. Jeep was retired from AFG and he was also a farmer and dairyman. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Korean War. Mr. Bennett was preceded in death by his parents, Lillard and Leona Bennett; son, Michael Lynn Bennett; great-grandson, James Alan Bennett; sisters, Bessie Christian, Cecil Lewis, Dorothy Barrett and Florence Williams.
He is survived by the mother of his children, Wilma Bennett; special long time friend, Sherron Christian of Garfield, AR; son, Rick Bennett and wife, Debbie of Mooresburg; brother, Herman Bennett and wife, Joann of Rogersville; three grandchildren; two step-grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; three step-great grandchildren; several nieces, nephew and friends.
Graveside service will be 11:00 A.M., Saturday, May 6, 2017 at Highland Cemetery with Rev. Ray Mulliins officiating. Military honors will be provided by the Hawkins County Color Guard and Tennessee National Guard.
Online condolences may be made at www.broomefuneralhome.com
BROOME FUNERAL HOME, ROGERSVILLE is honored to serve the Bennett family.