Donald Gordon Bennett
By Kim Swindell Wood | May 26, 2018 6:14 am
Donald Gordon Bennett, 73, of Sparta, passed away May 25, 2018, at NHC Healthcare of Sparta.
Mr. Bennett was born March 1, 1945, in White County, to Kenneth Bennett and Mary Lou Bradshaw Bennett.
He was a retired security guard, most recently for Southern Wood Products.
Mr. Bennett was preceded in death by his parents; son, James Earl Bennett; brothers, Arnold Bennett, Robert Bennett; and sister, Mildred Graham.
Survivors include his wife of 54 years, Reba Guy Bennett; children, Donald Dwayne Bennett, Derrick (Tammy) Bennett, Michelle (Emerson) Luna; grandchildren, Jeremy (Megan) Bennett, Deanna (Trey Armstrong) Bennett, Kayla Smith; great-grandchildren, Briley Bennett, Macie Bennett, Lillian Sparkman and Landon Sparkman, Lucas Rush; brother, Doug Bennett; and sisters, Dola Dodson, Sarah Kirby, Rita Whitworth, and Cathy Adams.
Graveside service will be 1 p.m., May 26, 2018, at Old New Hope Cemetery. There will be no visitation before the service. G.W. Scott will officiate.
Jeremy Bennett, Trey Armstrong, Wayne Allen Gratham, Jared Breezemartin, Dusty Miley, and Jonathan Davenport will serve as pallbearers.
Funeral arrangements are entrusted to Hunter Funeral Home.