1932 - 2016 Prince Bennett, 84, of Buna went to his Lord and Savior on June 28, 2016 at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. He was born the eleventh of twelve children on April 10, 1932 in Exum, North Carolina to Noah Webster and Lundie Mae Bennett. During 1948 at the age of 16, he left North Carolina for Texas. In his early years, Prince operated The Man's Shop, a men's clothing store, in Jasper and was an avid golfer. He was a former employee of American Bridge as well. During his later years, he devoted his springs and summers to gardening. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Buna and greatly enjoyed the fellowship of his Sunday School Class. He was a volunteer at The Helping Place and Nutrition Center in Buna. He is survived by his wife Aubrey; brother Graham Bennett and his wife Wanda of Jasper; sister Glenn Blackmon of Whiteville, North Carolina; sons Glenn Bennett of Huntsville and Curtis Bennett and his wife Rhonda of Jasper and their sons Dalton and Barrett; daughter Dorothy Bennett-Stanley and her husband Alec of Orange and their daughter Kristian; stepsons Don Smith and his wife Mary of Buna and their daughter Alicia and Vicky Dale Smith and his wife Lori of Lumberton and their sons Randy and Destin; stepdaughter Sue Hopkins and her husband Charles of Roganville and their children Amy, Bubba, and Sherry; seven step-great grandchildren and five step-great-great grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Thursday, 06/30/2016, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Adams EE Stringer Funeral Home, 34490 US Highway 96 South in Buna, Texas 77612. Funeral services will be held on Friday, 07/01/2016 at 10:00 a.m. at Adams EE Stringer Funeral Home with interment following at Antioch Cemetery in Buna. Visitation will be held on Thursday, June 30, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Adams EE Stringer Funeral Home,in Buna. Funeral services will be held on Friday, July 1, at 10:00 a.m. at Adams EE Stringer Funeral Home with interment following at Antioch Cemetery in Buna.
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Adam E E Stringer Funeral Home
34490 Us Highway 96 S
Buna, TX 77612
Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on June 30, 2016