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A.J. Bennett

April 27, 1927 - December 26, 2012

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Funeral Services for A. J. "Buddy" Bennett , age 85 of Carriere, MS, who passed away Wednesday, December 26, 2012, will be held Saturday, December 29, 2012, at 1:00 pm at First Baptist Church of Carriere.

Visitation will be Friday, December 28, 2012 from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm at McDonald Funeral Home.

Burial will be in Carriere Cemetery under the direction of McDonald Funeral Home.

Brother William Gary Smith will officiate the service assisted by Brother Billy Galloway.

A native of Picayune, MS, he was a Foreman with the Norfork Southern Railway, and a member of Central Baptist Church of McNeill and of Carriere Masonic Lodge and a former member of First Baptist Church of Carriere where he served as a Deacon and he was also a Shriner. Buddy was a WWII Veteran.

He was preceded in death by father, Selva Daniel Bennett, mother, Mary V. Ladner Bennett, brother, X. L. Bennett.

Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Mattie Lee Barber Bennett, his four sons, Danny Bennett, Joe Bennett, Robert Bennett, Mark Bennett, his six grandchildren, Jennifer Bennett McNease, William Bennett, Arica Jo Bennett, Rusty Bennett, Aaron Bennett, Jacquelynn Bennett, 3 great-grandchildren, his two sisters, I. V. Burge, and R. Z. Necaise.