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Gwen A (Tessier) & James Allen Bennett

Submitted by: Jan Fendley

Obit for Gwen
Nov 6, 1927 - Oct 5, 2015
Posted by Ann Weber

WILSON-LITTLE FUNERAL HOME
PURCELL-NEWCASTLE, MCCLAIN CO, OK
(permission granted)

Gwen Bennett age 87 of Goldsby, passed away at home surrounded by her family on Monday, October 5, 2015. She was born November 6, 1927 in Kent, Minnesota. She was the youngest of four children born to Louis Tessier and Aldia “Lenoue” Tessier. Gwen grew up in Minnesota until the age of 12, when her family moved to Los Angles, California. She later married James Bennett and together they raised a family of seven children. Throughout their married life, they lived and worked in various states including, California, Oregon, Nevada, Tennessee, Texas and Oklahoma. In 1997 they moved back to the Norman, OK area, close to family. Gwen worked hard as a wife, mother and homemaker. She worked various jobs including working in factories and in house for motels, hospitals and nursing homes. Her hobbies included embroidery, fishing, cooking and reading. For the past 14 years, her son, Larry, has been her soul caregiver. She will be remembered as a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a special sister, aunt and friend.

She was preceded in death by: Parents, Louis and Aldia Tessier; Husband, James Bennett; Daughter, Linda Fields; Two sisters, Louise Oliver and Marval Willits One brother, Adrian Tessier;

She is survived by: Six children, Judy Argo of Norman, OK, Gail Bennett Salas of Denton, TX, Mike Argo and wife Joyce of Denton, TX, Bob Argo and wife Marlyn of Bandera, TX, Gary Bennett and wife Diana of Muster, TX, Larry Bennett of Goldsby, OK; Three brothers-in-law, Sonny Bennett and wife Betty of Norman, OK, Melvin Bennett of Lexington, OK, Harold Bennett of OKC;

12 Grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren; Also many nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. The family would like to thank Faith Hospice, Encompass Home Health Care and Girling Health Care for their exceptional care of their mother, Gwen Bennett.

Funeral services will be 10:00 AM Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015 at Wilson-Little Funeral Home Chapel in Purcell. Interment will be at the Noble I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Noble, OK. Send online condolences @wilsonlittle.com


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