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Funeral services for Jimmie Jeanette Bennett, 80, of Sweetwater, will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 2, 2012, at McCoy Chapel of Memories with Rev. Terry White officiating. Interment will follow at Belvieu Cemetery under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Bennett died Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2012, at Abilene Regional Medical Center.
She was born July 7, 1931 in Rotan, Texas. She married Edgar K. Bennett on Aug. 29, 1959, in Rotan. She lived in Sweetwater for 52 years and lived in Claytonville before that. Jimmieâ€™s family was top priority to her. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
Survivors include her daughter, Sherry Taylor and husband Randy of Sweetwater; two sons, Terry Bennett of Sweetwater and Kelly Bennett of Sweetwater; five grandchildren, Shaun Taylor of San Marcos, Raven Sharp of Abilene, Kerry Bennett of Abilene, Adam Bennett of San Marcos and Holly Bennett of Sweetwater; brother, Boyd Blythe of Alvin; two sisters, Norene Chism of Alvin and Peggy Hill and husband Bobby of Burleson.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Edgar L. Bennett in February 1988; parents, James H. and Alma Blythe; and one brother, Leo Blythe.
Pallbearers will be Adam Bennett, Kerry Bennett, Scott Isom, David Sharp, Corey Sharp and Shaun Taylor.