Dateline: October 26, 2006

Florine Butler Stephens Bennett, 89, died Sunday, October 22, 2006, at Amarillo, Texas.

Services were held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, October 26, 2006, in the Church of Christ in Clarendon with Eddie Stegall, Minister, and Don Stone, Church of Christ Minister, officiating.  Burial was at Memorial Park Cemetery in Amarillo.  Services were under the direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., of Clarendon.

Mrs. Bennett was born January 24, 1917, in Deeplake to J.H. and Mattie Anthony Butler.  She married Elbert Stephens on January 3, 1939, at Memphis. He preceded her in death in March 1969. She married Bill Bennett on October 13, 1970, at Amarillo.  She had been a resident of Clarendon and Donley County since 1974.  She was a homemaker and member of the Church of Christ in Clarendon. Special thanks Dr. Amit Trehan and staff at BSA Hospital.

Mrs. Bennett is preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, and one sister.

Survivors include, her husband, Bill Bennett of Clarendon; one daughter, Betty Parr and husband Lonnie of Amarillo; one son, Jimmy Bennett and wife Oleta of Amarillo; five grandchildren, Vay Ender, Keith Parr, Steve Parr and wife Misti, and Larry Bennett, all of Amarillo, Rhonda Bennett of Lubbock; three great-grandchildren, T.C. Parr, Arian Parr, and Austin Parr

Memorials can be made to the High Plains Children’s Home.

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