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Lydia Gail Bennett

February 8, 1958 — May 28, 2023

Lydia Gail Bennett of Watauga, Texas, passed away on Sunday, May 28, 2023 in Fort Worth, Texas. She will always be remembered as a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother, aunt and friend to all that knew and loved her. She was born on Saturday, February 8, 1958 in Fort Worth, TX to Donald and Joan Mahoney. Lydia Graduated L.D. Bell High School 1976.

Gail met Daniel Bennett on March 28, 1979 and they were married September 5, 1981. In over 41 years together, she and Daniel built a beautiful family and a life full of love, laughter, and fun. Her greatest joy was spending time with her children, grandchildren, and anyone else lucky enough to call her “Mom”!

Gail retired from the medical field where she was a friend and surrogate family member to hundreds of patients that she supported as they were battling cancer. While most people wouldn’t be able to endure the highs and lows that came with such a difficult job, she felt it was her calling and always had a smile and kind word for everyone she helped.

Gail is survived by her husband Daniel Bennett of Watauga, her son Robert and his wife Deanna of Fort Worth, her daughter Sarah of Bedford, and her grandchildren Johnny and Reagan of Fort Worth. Goddaughter Tori Gustaf, her husband Alex and their sons Harrison and Rhett. Sisters, Dianne Byrd and her husband Don of Salinas, California, Donna Shelton and her husband Randy of Stephenville. Sister’s in Law, Patsy Quiram and husband Sherman of Kalispell, Montana, Linda Corker and her husband Bruce of Millsap. As well as numerous nieces, nephews, and their families.

Gail was also blessed to be a beloved second Mom to Jeremy Cox and his wife Amber of Fort Worth, Brad Hawkins and his wife Jenny of Fort Worth, Josh House and his wife Becky of Roanoke, Jason Shomper and his wife April of Colleyville, Justin Ripple and his wife Kristen of Fort Worth, Hayley Baca and her husband Bryan of Austin, Rian Slay of North Richland Hills, Heather “Pok E” Franz of Keller, Stephanie Stasiak of Watauga and their families.

Dear friends Kathy and Jim Coleman, Kitty Detwiler, Destiny Florez, Kathy Prailey, Eddie and Toni Slaton and their sons Aaron and Jason Harris, Louis Thompson, Tommy and Marla Davis, Janice Holson, Juanita Munoz, Yvonne Venage-Mohl and their families.

She was preceded in death by her parents Donald and Joan Mahoney and her brother Steve Mahoney.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made in Gail’s name to.
The Breast Cancer Research Foundation
Compass Church
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Friday, June 2, 2023

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, Glen Rose, TX

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