Christine Margarettee Bennett PLAINVIEW- Christine Margarettee Bennett, 94, of Plainview was called home to be with the Lord on March 23, 2013 following a brief illness. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 25, 2013 at First Baptist Church with Dr. Travis Hart officiating. Interment will follow in Plainview Memorial Park under the care of Kornerstone Funeral Directors of Plainview. Visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, March 24, 2013 at the funeral home. Mrs. Bennett was born on Nov. 13, 1918 at home just north of Hale Center, Texas. She attended Lippert's Business College. She married Vinson Bennett on Nov. 12, 1939. They farmed the Robinson Farm until moving to Providence in 1943 to farm the A.L. Moore Farm until 1947. They then returned to the Robinson Farm where they remained until retiring in 1976. Christine was a devoted wife and mother known for her loving servant heart. She was dedicated to the work of the Lord serving in the prison ministry and visiting new comers to Plainview. She especially loved her family, Church and Sunday School Class at First Baptist Church. Following Vinson's death in 1986, Christine moved into the Christian Manor where she greatly enjoyed the friendship and fellowship of fellow residents. Her years there were extended by the association and help of her special friend and care giver Birdie Owens. She is survived by one son, Billy Mack Bennett and wife Gwen; one daughter, Teresa Eagon and husband Douglas; daughter-in-law, Leta Moore and husband Randall; grandchildren, Missy and Johnny Chumley, Brad and Andrea Bennett, Chad and Teena Bennett, Cody and Angie Bennett, Aaron and Memory Bennett, Cassie and David Gonzales, Chandra and Rusty Roush, and Devan and Matt Twyman; 19 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and special nieces and nephews, Melvetta and Ron Roberts, and Randy and Mary K. Bennett. She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Ruby Garner Robinson; husband, Vinson Bennett; son, Tommy Bennett; two sisters, Lois Baldwin Morrison and Cleo Bennett; and three brothers-in-law, Fluff Baldwin, Cletus Morrison and Melvin Bennett. In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials to the First Baptist Church, 205 W. 8th Street, Plainview, TX 79072 of Christian Manor, 813 W. 8th Street, Plainview, TX 79072. Online condolences may be made at www.kornerstonefunerals.com.
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Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Mar. 24, 2013