Elaine Bennett, 74, of Riesel, TX, passed away Friday, May 17, 2019. Funeral services will be 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 22, at Pecan Grove Funeral Home, 3124 Robinson Drive, Waco, with Aaron Haveron and Mike Zipperlin officiating. Burial will follow at Riesel Cemetery. The family will receive visitors from 6 – 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 21 at the funeral home.
Elaine was born May 15, 1945, in Marlin, TX, to Cleve and Bessie Sutton. She was married to Don Bennett on November 7, 2001. She grew up a tomboy and loved the outdoors and watching her favorite team, the Dallas Cowboys. Her greatest joy was time spent with her children and grandchildren. She had a kind and loving heart and always put the needs of others above her own. Always a caregiver, she spent the last years caring for her husband, Don, who passed away in June 2018.
Elaine was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Don Bennett; and brothers, Joe Sutton and Tom Sutton.
Elaine is survived by her children, Billy Shaw, Jr., Casey Shaw and wife Kim, Pennie Rosas and husband Jeff; brothers, Bill Sutton and John Sutton; her grandchildren, Cortney Yaremenko and husband Eli, Taylor Scoggins and husband Todd, Alexis Shaw, Morgan Key and husband Cade, Madison Shaw, Jeffrey Rosas and wife Rosie, and Rylee Rosas; and 8 great-grandchildren and one great-grandchild on the way.
The family would like to give a special thanks to those who cared for our mom in her final days.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may in Elaine’s name to Providence Hospice Place, 6700 Sanger Ave, Waco, TX, 76710.