Ted “Sonny” Bennett
Funeral services for Mr. Ted Bennett will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 30, 2020, at Meridian Baptist Church with Rev. Curtis Gardner and Rev. Larry Kirk officiating. Burial will follow in Lebanon United Methodist Church Cemetery with Military Honors.
Mr. Ted passed away Sunday, June 28, 2020, at his home in Medina surrounded by his loving family.
He was born in Decatur County to the late Fieldon Bennett and Georgia Mae Moore Bennett. Ted worked as a HVAC tech with the TN National Guard where he retired from serving faithfully after 39 years of service. He was a long time member of Meridian Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and was active with mens ministry. Some of his favorite activities were spending time with his family, hunting, fishing, camping, and going on church mission trips.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Georgia Mae Bennett, Peggy Sloan, Joyce King.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Gail Carter Bennett; sons, David Bennett and wife Amy, Jason Bennett and wife Christy; grandchildren, Hannah, Holden, Samuel, Rachael, Rayna, and Bekah.
Pallbearers to serve: Mark Bland, Holden Bennett, Sam Bennett, Darrell Singleton, Bill Crawford, Bill Diggs. Honorary Pallbearers: Mike Sloan, Tim Sloan, Dewayne King, Derrell Mims.
Visitation with the family will be held Monday, June 29, 2020, form 5 until 8 p.m. at Meridian Baptist Church and on Tuesday, June 30, from 11 a.m. until time of service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Meridian Baptist Church Mens Ministry, 161 Harts Bridge Road, Jackson, TN 38301.