Bruton James Bennett
Jul 20, 1921 - Jun 28, 2015
Posted by: Ann Weber
Bartlesville, Washington Co. OK
The family will be receiving friends from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 1, 2015 at the funeral home.
will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, July 2, 2015 in the
Walker-Brown Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Dalton Young
officiating. Military rites will be conducted by
American Legion Post #105 Honor Guard.
A graveside service will be held at 3:00 p.m. in the Sallisaw Cemetery, Sallisaw, OK. Arrangements are under the direction of Walker-Brown Funeral Home.
Bruton James Bennett was born July 20, 1921 in Jerusalem, AR to Walter and Sybil (Moore) Bennett. Bruton proudly served his country during WW II in the U.S. Army serving in New Guinea & Mindanao. After the war he continued his education and attended OSU for two years. He married Flora Lea Isham on January 28, 1947 in Fort Smith, AR. Bruton was proud of being an American farmer. He loved the farm life raising cotton as a youth, soybeans and winter wheat. He enjoyed working with his tractors, brush hoging and mowing. Bruton was an avid sports fan. His favorite teams were the OKC Thunder, Atlanta Braves and the Dallas Cowboys.
Bruton is survived by his wife of 68 years, Flo, of the family home in Bartlesville and two grandchildren; Melissa and husband James Sweet of Ramona, Gwynne and husband Ryan Brock of Owasso. He was blessed with four great grandchildren: Aimee Lott and Rachel Trottingwolf of Bartlesville, Colton Brock and Madelyn Brock of Owasso, numerous relatives and many friends.
Bruton was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and daughter, Barbara Mathis.
On line condolences for the family can be left at www.walkerbrownfuneralhome.com.
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