Leaman Bennett, Sr.
July 28, 1927 – June 21, 2023
Leaman Lloyd Bennett, Sr., 95, of Madison, died June 21, 2023, at the Nichols Center in Madison. Funeral services were June 24, 2023, at Natchez Trace Funeral Home.
Bennett was born on July 28, 1927, to Willard and Inez Foil Bennett in Darbun. He was a member and trustee of Fannin United Methodist Church and retired as a foreman with Mississippi Power and Light (Entergy).
Survivors are his daughter, Jo Ann Bennett of Madison; sons, Leaman Lloyd Bennett, Jr. of Madison, David Eugene Bennett, of Montgomery, TX, and James Steven Bennett of Greenville; brother, Homer Bennett; seven grandchildren, Stacey Fears, April Chappell, Amanda Dodds, Meredith Young, Morgan Bennett, Mary Herndon, and Christina Bennett; seven great grandchildren, Bailey Stanton, Carson Stanton, Samantha Dodds, Gavin Dodds, Elliot Fears, Ellington Young, and Remi Herndon.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Christine Tynes Bennett; father, Willard Bennett; mother, Inez Foil Bennett; sisters, Wilda Russell, Alyne Burton, Evelyn Lopez, and Laverne McCloud, and brothers, Winford Bennett, Edward Bennett, and Clyde Bennett.
Natchez Trace Funeral Home in Madison was in charge of the arrangements. Memorials are suggested to Fannin United Methodist Church, 2851 Hwy 471 Brandon, MS 39047.