Services for Gail Wood Bennett, 66, of Elkhart, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the First Baptist Church of Elkhart with the Rev. Bill Gernenz officiating. Burial will follow in Pilgrim Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster.
Mrs. Bennett died Wednesday at Palestine Regional Medical Center.
She was born Oct. 8, 1947 in Waco to T.W. and Marguerite Wood.
She was retired from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice where she worked for the pardons and parole office. She loved fishing, reading, antiquing and spending time with her grandchildren.
Gail was preceded in death by her mother and father.
She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Constable Larry Bennett of Elkhart; mother-in-law, Geneva Bennett of Elkhart; daughter, Sarah King and husband Chris of Katy; two sisters, Vicky Morris and husband Hollis of China Spring, and Virginia Wood of White Settlement; three brothers, Ray Germany and wife Dee of Abilene, Pat Germany and wife Carol of Waco, and John Germany of Melbourne, Fla.; two grandsons, Kyle King and Colton King.
Pallbearers will be Chris King, Chad Middleton, Kirk Middleton, Brandon Bennett, J.D. Stewart and Bennie Middleton. Honorary pallbearers will be Kenneth Marshall, Mike Walters, Gary Thomas, Leonard Atchley, Hollis Morris and David Morris.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.
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