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Lylia Joyce (Moore) Bennett


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Lylia Joyce (Moore) Bennett Obituary
Lylia Joyce (Moore) Bennett, 82, passed away Friday, May 19, 2017 at Rolling Plains Memorial Hospital. Services will be 2 P.M. Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Bethel Assembly Church with Reverend John Pennington and Reverend Carter Edmondson officiating.
Interment will be in the Garden of Memories directed by McCoy Funeral Home. A family visitation will be from 5 to 7 P.M. Monday evening at the funeral home.
Lylia was born in Tye, Texas July 29, 1934 to James Alexander and Ruby (Daniel) Moore. Lylia graduated from Abilene High School in 1952. She graduated from McMurry University with a degree in English in 1955. She later received her Master's Degree from Abilene Christian University as an Educational Diagnostician. She married Glenn Douglas Bennett (62 years ago) May 22, 1955 in Abilene, Texas and moved to Sweetwater in 1958. In 1997, after twenty years of service, Lylia retired from Sweetwater I.S.D. She was a member of Bethel Assembly Church and a true servant to the Community and her Church.
She is survived by her husband Glenn Bennett of Sweetwater, two sons; Terry Bennett and wife Ame of Sweetwater, David Bennett and wife Trudy of Sweetwater, four grandchildren; Mandy Richburg and husband Lance of Pampa, TX, Brandon Bennett and wife Molly of Kansas, Dane Bennett and wife Ariel of Sweetwater, Dylan Bennett of Sweetwater, five great grandchildren; Kyndal and Corbin Knapp of Pampa, TX, Hayden, Mason, and Hanna Bennett of Kansas, and seven step-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Dane Bennett, Dylan Bennett, Brandon Bennett, Lance Richburg, Mandy Richburg, Gill Cherry. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Sweetwater Emmaus Community, P.O. Box 1339, Sweetwater, TX 79556.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.
Published in Sweetwater Reporter on May 22, 2017
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