Billy Bennett

Billy Wesley "Bill" Bennett

Thursday November 5, 1936 - Saturday August 17, 2019
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Billy “Bill” Wesley Bennett, 82, of Pocahontas, Arkansas, passed away on Saturday, August 17, 2019, at the Pocahontas Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Bill was born on November 5, 1936, in Pocahontas, Arkansas, to Wesley and Elsa Presley Bennett.
On May 9, 1960, Bill married the love of his life, Zelda Jean Rose. They were married for fifty-nine years. Bill was a loving husband, father, son, brother, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle, cousin, nephew, neighbor, and friend.
Bill was a proud veteran of the United States Navy.
Bill is preceded in death by his parents, Wesley and Elsa Presley Bennett; sisters, Mildred Leathers, Bessie Bennett, Agnes Lumm, and Pauline Sears; brothers, J.D. Bennett and Harold Bennett.
Bill is survived by his wife of fifty-nine years, Zelda Jean Rose Bennett, of the home; son, Terry Wesley (Lisa) Bennett, of Florida; two daughters, Julie Ann (Terry) Benson, of Pocahontas, and Delta Jean (Roger) Jones, of Pocahontas; brother, Cleatus Bennett, of California; sister, Shirley Moore, of Illinois; seven grandchildren, Michael (Angela) Benson, of Pocahontas, Matthew (Sara) Benson, of Pocahontas, Melissa (Chris) Levitt, of Batesville, Jason Jones, of Pocahontas, Wesley Bennett, Spencer Bennett, and Garrett Bennett, all of Florida; four great grandchildren, Xander Benson, of Pocahontas, Halle Benson, of Pocahontas, Chase Levitt, of Batesville, and Avery Levitt, of Batesville.
A graveside service for Bill Bennett will begin at 10:00 am, on Saturday, August 24, 2019, at the Thomas Cemetery, near Attica; Vince Avery, officiating.
Honored to serve as pallbearers are Michael Benson, Matthew Benson, Jason Jones, Wesley Bennett, Spencer Bennett, and Chris Levitt.
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Saturday, August 24, 2019
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    Saturday August 24, 2019 | 10:00am
    Saturday August 24, 2019 10:00am
    Thomas Cemetery
    Thomas Loop
    Pocahontas, Arkansas 72455
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Julie Benson of Pocahontas Ar

Posted at 12:00am
I miss you dad....I love you dad.... You loved all of us...... We will forever miss you.... Mom misses you and is making you some flowers .... it is a help to her to do this for you.... you loved to watch her make things... each flower, each ribbon...the cross she made...... is all done with love.... the love she has for you and the love we all have for you... You will forever be in our hearts.... I love you dad.... Love You Always, Your daughter Julie

Carol Phillips of Pocahontas

Posted at 12:00am
You will always be missed. R.I.P. are finally home.

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