Tracy Wood Bennett, 99, passed away Dec. 14, 2015 in Mexia. Graveside services will be 2 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 17, in the Armour Cemetery in Coolidge, with Jason Stovall officiating.
Tracy was born Sept. 24, 1916 in Datura, Limestone County, to Wood and Hattie Heath Bennett. He grew up in the Coolidge area and graduated from Coolidge High School. Tracy worked in Tulsa, Okla. as a Certified Public Accountant for a number of years before retiring. After his wife, Ruby, passed away, he moved to Mexia where he later married Maureen DeVore.
Living a long life, Tracy was blessed with good health, a good mind and the opportunity to live independently until earlier this year. He had an outgoing personality and made friends easily. Tracy loved his family and his faithful companion, his dog, Boy. His favorite pastime was playing dominoes.