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P.O. Box 319, 101 N. Second Street
McGehee, AR 71654
Phone: (870) 222-3232
Fax: (870) 222-4801
William Bennett

William Lamar Bennett

Friday, October 27th, 1939 - Saturday, May 11th, 2019
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William L. Bennett, 79, passed away on May 11th, 2019. He was the son of J.W. and Ann Penton of McGehee, AR, both deceased. He leaves behind the love and joy of his life, wife Sandy of Heber Springs, his son Brad (Jennifer) of Fayetteville and his sister Lynda Penton of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He also leaves behind a special group of high school friends that were never far from his thoughts or his company. He was a retired educator and spent his entire career in the school systems. He was a dedicated hunter, fisherman and lover of the outdoors. He attended the First Baptist Church of Heber Springs, but was still a member of the First Baptist Church of McGehee where he grew up. Visitation will be 1-2pm on Tuesday, May 14th at Griffin Culpepper Funeral Services in McGehee, AR. A graveside service will follow at 2:30 pm at the McGehee Cemetery.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service MC
    101 N. 2nd St.
    McGehee, AR 71654
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  • Service

    Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 | 2:30pm
    Tuesday, May 14th, 2019 2:30pm
    Graveside McGehee Cemetery
    Crooked Bayou Drive
    McGehee, AR
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    Rev. Kenny Culpepper
  • Interment

    McGehee Cemetery
    Crooked Bayou Rd
    McGehee, AR 71654
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Weldon & Becky Crews

Posted at 10:16am
Weldon and I have such fond memories of if friendship with Sandy and Bill. Weldon met Bill in college. What fun we had as young couples dating and then attending each other’s weddings. As our lives took us different directions we still have that young bond of friends forever in our hearts.

Pam Stephenson

Posted at 04:21pm
Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad and difficult time.

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Irving and Sylvia Appleberry Chapman

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Bill was such a good friend through all these years. He was like a big brother and helped me so much many times. Our prayers are with you.
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