Sadie Ruth Fuller Bennett was born on September 17, 1933 in Newton, Texas to the late Reverend Modieshaw Fuller and Lizzie Scoggins Fuller and left this earthly tabernacle for her heavenly home on July 29, 2019. She resided in Newton County, Texas all her life and was of the Baptist faith. Sadie was a homemaker and spent her life raising her children and taking care of her family. Cooking and feeding family and friends was one of her joys of life. She was also an avid gardener and loved planting her little corner garden consisting of peppers, tomatoes, squash and a few heads of greens, in addition to the field and garden that the boys had to plant. Caring for others was her life passion.
She leaves to cherish the wonderful memories her sons, Harlee Traylor (Maeomie), Austin Glenn, III (Samaria); Rufus Bennett, Baby Ray Bennett, Rev. Russell Bennett (Debra) and Dennis Ray Bennett (Shannon); daughters, Ida Garrett (Eric), Caroline Bennett-Brown (Alfred), Ada Ruth White (Oscar), Hartha Jean Horn (Randy), Joyce Ann Bennett, Sharon Bennett, Shirley Marie Kelly (Walter); sisters are Dorothy Fuller Tryon (A.C.) Alfred), Artemisha Rogers (Oscar), Minnie Alice (Joyce) Fuller, and Doris Helen Edwards (Tony); Sister-in-laws, Ann Fuller, Geraldine Fuller and Deloris Fuller.
Twenty-Eight (28) Grandchildren, Thirty-four (34) Great grandchildren, Eight (8) great-great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Modieshaw and Lizzie Fuller, husband, Hartha Bennett: brothers, Russell Fuller, Enoch Fuller, Josiah Fuller, Obadiah Fuller and Terry Fuller, three sons, James Arthur Davis, Charlie Lee Bennett and Tom Bennett. Two Grandsons, Christopher Lee Bennett and Robert Darnell Bennett.
Funeral service will be Saturday, August 3, 2019 at 11:00 AM at the United Christian Fellowship Church 610 Rusk Street Newton, Texas. Visitation will be 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM prior to the service. Interment will follow at the Youngblood Cemetery in Newton, Texas under the direction of Coleman’s Mortuary in Jasper.