Elzie Delano Bennett
The angelic hosts came for Elzie Bennett Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 in The Wesbury Place in Houston, among loving family and devoted friends.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, Feb. 8, at 11 a.m. in the Moore's Angelic Funeral Chapel, 406 Monroe St. in Teague, with the viewing from 10 to 10:45 a.m. The family has requested a closed casket service with Rev. Clifford Estell McIlveen officiating. Interment will be in the Silent Grove Cemetery in Cheneyboro, Navarro County.
Bennett was born Oct. 24, 1942 and grew up in Streetman, the son of Terry F. Bennett and Pearlie Jacobs Bennett. He was baptized in the Tehuacana Grove Baptist Church of Streetman and was also a member of the St. John Baptist Church in Dallas. Bennett graduated from Dogan High School, Fairfield, with the class of 1962, attended El Centro College of Dallas and was a microfilm supervisor with K.P.M.G. Peat Marwick, CPA before his retirement. He was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army on June 20, 1972.
Bennett was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers, Tommy Swanson and Edison Bennett; and a sister, Margie Bennett Mills.
He leaves to cherish his memory two brothers, Terry Orville Bennett and wife, Marjorine of Dallas, and Aubrey Bennett and wife, Joyce of Houston; two sisters, Hattie Johnson of Houston and Ruby McIlveen and husband, Clifford of Sugar Land; his god-son, Patrick Sebastian Hudnell of Houston; a sister-in-law, Loratha Bennett of Houston; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Moore's Angelic Funeral Home is serving the Bennett family. Visit mooresangelicfuneralhome.com to sign the guest book and light a candle.