Dovie  Bennett
JACKSONVILLE - Dovie Bennett, age 94, of Jacksonville, passed away Friday, October 18, 2019, in Jacksonville.
A funeral service is scheduled at 10 o'clock in the morning Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at Autry Funeral Home Chapel, Jacksonville. Bro. David Hallum will officiate. Ms. Bennett will be laid to rest at 2 p.m. at Garden of Memories Cemetery in Lufkin.
Visitation will begin on Monday, October 21, 2019, and friends are cordially invited to visit with the Bennett family from 5 to 7 o'clock in the evening at Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville.
Dovie was born June 16, 1925, in Neches, TX, to John Henry and Evie Bertha (Fletcher) Hassell.
She attended Afton Grove Baptist Church and was formerly employed as a doctor's assistant.
She was preceded in death by her parents John Henry and Evie Hassell; husband, Howard Bennett; son, Benny Bennett; sister, Adalene Scritchfield; and a brother, Kiper Dale Hassell.
Left to cherish her memory are her daughter, Gloria Marsh of DeSoto; siblings, Henry Hassell of Longview, Lurline Stone and Judy McNeill, both of Jacksonville, Nell Hamilton of Alto, Evie Jean Lazenby of Nova Scotia, Canada, and Daphne Bennett and husband Bill of Palestine. She is also survived by her granddaughter, Lisa Burleson and husband Greg; three great-grandchildren Peter, Alex and Lan; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Published on October 22, 2019

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