James Arlie Bennett of Hwy 904, Williamsburg, Kentucky departed this life on Monday, February 11, 2013 at the Beechtree Manor Nursing Home in Jellico, Tennessee. He was 90 years, 11 months, and 6 days of age. He was born on March 5, 1922 in Knox County, Kentucky to the late Jim Brad Bennett and Mae Hopper Bennett. He was a member of the 20th Street Baptist Church in Corbin, Kentucky. He was also a veteran having served in the United States Army.
He is survived by his wife, Joann Carpenter Bennett of Williamsburg, Kentucky; one brother, Eugene Bennett and wife Ann of Bryant's Store, Kentucky; three sisters, Lorene Chatfield and husband Spencer of Pellston, Michigan, Ailee Coomer and husband Harlie of Liberty, South Carolina, and Lois Ferguson and husband Bob of Hamilton, Ohio; four stepchildren, Nellie Powers and husband Vernon, Darlene Branson and husband Johnny, Mitchell Powers and wife Ruby, and Michael Powers and wife Georgetta all of Williamsburg, Kentucky; eight step grandchildren; eight step great-grandchildren; many nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives and friends to mourn his passing.
Visitation will be after 4:00 P.M. Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel.
The Funeral Service will be at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, February 14, 2013 at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Tim Baute officiating. Entombment will follow at the Cumberland Memorial Gardens in Corbin, Kentucky. Military Graveside Honors will be conducted by the DAV Chapter 158 of Keavy, Kentucky.