Betty Jean Bennett, 78, of Covington, passed away Oct. 1. Mrs. Bennett was a member of Porterdale Baptist Church; and enjoyed listening to televangelists Jeff Lyles and Arnold Murray. She enjoyed cooking, flower gardening and watching hummingbirds; but most of all she enjoyed reading her Bible. Mrs. Bennett enjoyed traveling to the mountains and the beach. She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Devoe Bennett, and her parents, Horace and Lizzie Sue (Drake) Fields.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Connie Jean and Charlie Tex Evans, of Mansfield; sisters and brothers-in-law, Frances and Norman Bennett, Carolyn and Stanley McDonald, all of Covington; granddaughter, Jennifer Lee Lucero; great-grandchildren, Jessica O’Byron, Jacob Lucero; several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service for Mrs. Bennett will be held at 1 p.m. today, Oct. 4, at Lawnwood Memorial Park, with the Rev. Dickie Johnson officiating. Visit www.caldwellandcowan.com to place online condolences.