DENZIL “JOE” BENNETT

FEBRUARY 2, 1941 - JULY 13, 2008

     COLCORD - Denzil “Joe” Eugene Bennett, 67 year-old resident of Colcord, Oklahoma, died July 13, 2008, at Siloam Springs Memorial Hospital. Born February 2, 1941 in Jay, Oklahoma, he was the son of Charles “Butch” Bennett and Gladys Revels Bennett. He married Sherrel Boyd on December 24, 1964 in Noel, Missouri. Joe worked as a mechanic and bricklayer. He was preceded in death by his parents, one son: David Bennett and one brother: Oval Bennett.

     Survivors include his wife, Sherrel; five sons: Steve Bennett of Florida, William Bennett and wife Janet of Jay, Michael Bennett of Colcord, Ernest Bennett and wife Malyia of Huntsville, Arkansas, Jeffery Bennett and wife Carmelita of Colcord; seven daughters: Janice Walker and husband Anthony of Sulphur Rock, Arkansas, Carol Bennett of Jay, Joyce Leatherman and husband Keith of Colcord, Kathy Canoe and husband Russell of Oaks, Oklahoma, Patricia Wolfe and husband Randal of Colcord, Marilyn Bennett of Colcord, Sandra Bennett of Tahlequah, Oklahoma; five brothers: Charles Bennett and wife Mary of Springfield, Missouri, Herman Bennett and wife Janice of Colcord, Darrel Bennett and wife Dorthy of Colcord, Larry Bennett of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Don Bennett of Weleeka, Oklahoma; three sisters: Emma Dean Rex of Jay, Nina Potter and husband Zack of Kansas, Oklahoma, Brenda Deason and husband Charles of Jay; numerous grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.

     Graveside services will be 11:00 am, Wednesday, July 16, 2008 at Butler Creek, Sulphur Springs, Arkansas with Mr. Larry Ellis officiating. Burial will follow.