Timothy Keith Bennett

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
Timothy Keith Bennett

Timothy Keith Bennett, 56, of Manila, passed from this life Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2016, at the Flo and Phil Jones Hospice House in Jonesboro. Born Dec. 18, 1959, in Albany, Ga., he was a 1978 graduate of Manila High School. A former employee of American Greetings and Frito Lay, he had lived most of his life in Manila where he was a longtime member of the First Baptist Church. A fan of the Arkansas Razorbacks and St. Louis Cardinals, he also loved barbecuing, the beach, and spending time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his father, R.J. Bennett, his paternal grandmother, Ruth Bennett, and maternal grandparents, Tommy and Anna Ramsey.

Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Keith and Maribel Bennett of Manila; two daughters, Misty Adams of Manila and Brittany Guilliams and husband, Justin of Brookland; his mother, JoAnn Ramsey Bennett of Manila; six grandchildren, Kelcie Adams, Madison Adams, Jackson Adams, Holden Adams, Kanon Adams and Ryan Bennett, a brother and sister-in-law, Tony and Sonya Bennett of Manila; a sister, Pam Townsend of Manila; two nieces and three nephews.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday Sept. 10, at the Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Manila with Rev. Matt Pryor, Rev. James Chipman and Allen Donner officiating. Burial will follow in Manila Cemetery.

The family will receive visitors Friday evening from 6-8 at the funeral home.

Active pallbearers are Keith Bennett, Scott Townsend Jr., Dustin Bennett, Justin Guilliams, Jason Baltimore and Brian Murphy. Honorary pallbearers include Rick Scoggins, William Oglesby and Benni Don Bennett.

Guest register: www.howardfuneralservice.com