Mr. Everett Lee Bennett, 86, Jonesborough, passed away at VA Medical Center Friday May 17, 2019.
Mr. Bennett was a native of Washington County and the son of the late Eckard and Dorothy Miller Bennett. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Dewey Bennett, Bruce Bennett, and Bud Bennett; two sisters Claudine Blalock and Stella Bennett.
Mr. Bennett was a United States Army Veteran. He was a member of Skyline Heights Baptist Church.
Mr. Bennett enjoyed hunting and fishing, he loved having people over for his Friday night fish fries. He was a wonderful cook and enjoyed making wine with his brother.
Mr. Bennett was survived by his wife Peggy Hughes Bennett, two daughters, Debbie Ward and Kimberly Brown; two granddaughters Shannon Ward and Emily Brown two brothers, Donald Bennett and wife Opal, Eckard J Bennett and wife Grace; his favorite friend Bo, and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Monday May 20, 2019 7:00 PM at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Pete Tackett and Pastor Richard Long officiating. The family will receive family and friends from 5:00 to 7:00 PM prior to the service.
Graveside will be Tuesday May 21, 2019 2:30PM at Mountain Home National Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Debbie Ward, Kim Brown, Shannon Ward BJ McKay, Bobby Ward, and Joseph Harding. Honorary Pallbearers will be Jim Bennett, Steve Bennett, Rick Mull, Bobby Brown, Johnny Roe, Leroy Bennett, Brad Bailey and Chad Bailey.
I'm so sorry to hear about Lee's passing. I have
already missed seeing Lee out working in the yard
for the past few years and now that he is gone,
the neighborhood won't be the same. Your family
is in my prayers. May God bless you and give you
Denise Hoss (Allstate)
Everett was always a joy to have come into the office. Enjoyed his fishing trip stories. He will and has been greatly missed here at the office. RIP Everett He is a better place.
Tina Bennett McCracken
Sorry for your loss!! I know Don and his wife.
Sorry to hear about your brother!l!
I’m so sorry for your to hear the passing of your dad Debbie
and Kim. I’m sharing in your sadness as you remember your
I send healing prayers and comfort hugs to your family!!
Tom and evelyn dumond
Our sincere condolences to the Bennett family may
Lee rest in peace. We will truly miss you .
I’m so sorry for your loss Debbie. Sending love and prayers