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Johnnie Ree (Cobb) Bennett of Jacksonville, passed away at Hospice of East Texas in Tyler on Tuesday, March 1, 2016.
Visitation with the family will begin at 10:00 A.M., and a Memorial Service will be held at 12:00 Noon on Saturday, March 5, 2016, in the Groesbeck Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Bill Wright of Mexia officiating. Burial will follow in Fort Parker Memorial Park.
Johnnie Ree was preceded in death by her parents, William Atward Cobb and Johnnie Lou (Locke) Cobb; three sisters - Mary Helen Burke, Nita Pope and Shirley Armstrong; and three brothers - Kenneth Cobb, Clyde Cobb, and Deryl Cobb; a son, Timothy Wright (of Ft. Towson, OK.); and great grandson, Devin Wayne Wright.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Terry and Pat Wright of Hugo, OK.; daughter and son-in-law, Susan and Bobby Lenamon of Mexia; son and daughter-in-law, Jackie and Martha Wright of Ft. Towson, OK.; son, Randy Wright of Jacksonville; and daughter and son-in-law, Donna and Edward Cameron of New Summerfield. Her survivors include her twelve grandchildren: Stephanie, Sam and John Wright, Rhonda Hummel, Bobby Lenamon II, Monica Gates, David, Johnny, Christy and Randy Joe Wright, Jr., April Maldonado, and Kari Matthews; twenty-seven great grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren. She also leaves behind one sister, Vivian Henry of the Dallas area; and many nieces and nephews who loved her dearly.
A special thank-you to her son Randy, granddaughter, Christy, and daughter, Donna for caring for our mother daily with un-measurable love. Also, thank you to the Jacksonville Fire Department for their many years of compassionate and respectful care when transporting our mother. We are grateful to Hospice of East Texas for taking excellent care of our mother and our family to the very end.
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Published on March 4, 2016
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