Dateline: December 6, 2007
Bennett died Wednesday, November 28, 2007, in Tulsa, Okla. at
Services were held at 10:30 a.m.
on Monday, December 3, 2007, at the First United Methodist Church in
Clarendon with Rev. Tom Garmon, Pastor, and Rev. Allen Carson,
officiating. Burial followed at Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon. Services
were under the arrangement of Robertson Funeral Directors of Clarendon.
Carl was born January 14, 1928, in
Clarendon to Carl W. and Thelma Parsons Bennett. He received his education
in the Clarendon school system and graduated from Clarendon High School in
1945. He then attended Wentworth Military Academy for two years. Carl and
Annese Rattan were united in marriage on February 27, 1945, in Clarendon.
Carl was the Vice President at Spartan School of Aeronautics for 25 years
until his retirement. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church
in Coweta, Masonic Lodge, and was a Worthy Patron of the Eastern Star in
Clarendon. His hobbies included golfing, boating, skiing, and hunting. He
was also a pilot and enjoyed flying his own plane.
He was preceded in death by his
parents and one grandson, Steven Linihan.
Survivors include his wife, Annese
of Coweta, Okla.; one daughter, Helen Richardson of Coweta; three
grandchildren, Keri Redman of Coweta, Brandi Trompler of Owasso, and
Michael Linihan of Tulsa; six great grandchildren; and two cousins, Clyde
Price and Kenneth Price.
The family requests memorials be
to the American Diabetes Association or the American Heart Association.
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