Funeral Services for Janett Bennefield, age 81, of San Augustine, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 30, 2019, in the White Rock Baptist Church, with Bro. Mike Belgard officiating. Burial will follow in the Corinth Cemetery in San Augustine County, with visitation being held Wednesday evening, May 29, 2019, in the White Rock Baptist Church from the hours of 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. where she will lie-in-state until funeral service Thursday.
Janett was born to the late Lois (Dwire) Cooper and Robert Cooper on October 7, 1937, in San Augustine. She married the love of her life, Kenneth Bennefield on March 10, 1956, celebrating 63 years of matrimony. They raised a wonderful family together. She was a homemaker, and a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She taught Sunday School for 60+ years and was a longtime member of the White Rock Baptist Church.
Those who are left to cherish her memory include, her loving husband, Kenneth Bennefield of San Augustine, her children, Kerry Bennefield of San Augustine; Steve Bennefield of San Augustine; Tammy Whitton of Center and Robert Bennefield of San Augustine; her loving grandchildren, Zachery Bennefield, Bonnie Townes, Wesley Bennefield, John Bennefield, Samatha Peterson, Jeri Heimann Creek, ReneighRitter, Heather Bennefield, Justin Bennefield, Gary Bennefield, and Kris Bennefield; her loving great-grandchildren, Bayleigh, Charlie, Emma, Angel, Gabriela, Emily, Zoe, Brantley, Duncan, Cody, Madison, Edward, and Jocelyn.
Serving as honorary pallbearers will include, John Bennefield Justin Bennefield, Kris Bennefield, Gary Bennefield, Zachery Bennefield, and Danny Townes. Honorary pallbearer will include, Coy Bennefield and Clayton Bennefield.