Oneta  Bennett


Funeral service for Oneta Marie Bennett, age 78 of Ninnekah, OK will be held at 10am on Saturday, June 8, 2019, at the Ninnekah Church of Christ. Brian Johnson will officiate. Singing will be provided by the Plainview Mennonite Choir and Landon Lewis leading congregational songs.
Oneta was born the daughter of Ontie and Leta Jones on August 23, 1940 in the Keechi Community near Cement, OK. She died in Chickasha on June 3, 2019.
Oneta graduated from Ninnekah High School in 1959, then later graduated from USAO. She married Richard Bennett in 1966 in Chickasha and they lived various places in Stephens County and Carter County. In 1975, they moved to Ninnekah. Oneta worked as a case worker for the Department of Human Services, retiring after 20 years. She was an avid reader. She also loved to crochet and sew. But her true passion was spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.. Oneta was a member of OHCE for many years. She was also a member of the Ninnekah Church of Christ.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ontie and Leta Jones and her father-in-law B.F. Bennett.
She is survived by her husband, Richard Bennett; daughter Leta Pruitt and husband Jim; son Ricky Bennett and wife Rhonda; grandchildren Lindsay and husband Moe, Leslie and husband Paden, Loren and husband Cade, Rylea, and Jay; great grandchildren Paslie, Stormi, and Rynlea; sister Beulah Pope and husband Dale; brother-in-law Clyde Bennett and wife Bonita; mother-in-law Jessie Bennett; numerous nieces, nephews, and other family.
Interment will be in the Ninnekah Cemetery. Services are under the direction of McRay Funeral Home.
Published on June 5, 2019
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2 posts

George keith brooks
Jun 08, 2019
Let’s I’m so sorry for your loss. I know you were very close to your parents. Love you young lady. Your friend george
Jimmy J Fielding
Jun 06, 2019
R.I.P. my kind and gentle Cousin, you will be missed. Love and Prayers to Richard and the rest of the family.
Jimmy Jack