Jimmie Lura Bennett the daughter of John C. Mitchell and Essie G. Polk Mitchell was born in Harmony, Arkansas on June 1, 1923 and passed away at Southridge Village Nursing and Rehab in Heber Springs on December 16, 2012 at the age of 89 years. Mrs. Bennett was a member of the Clearview Baptist Church in Heber Springs. She was retired girls gym attendant for the Mira Costa High School in Manhattan Beach, California. She had been a resident of Heber Springs for the past 26 years. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Edward C. Bennett. She is survived by a son Edward R. Bennett and wife Carolyn L. Bennett of Heber Springs, grandson John E. Bennett and wife Candy Bennett of Heber Springs, two brothers Toy Mitchell and wife Wanda Mitchell of Searcy and Dick Mitchell and wife Joy Mitchell of Little Rock besides other relatives and many friends. A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 2:00 P.M. in the Family Funeral Service Chapel by Rev. Rick Dawson. Her cremains will be interred at a later date in the Pacific Crest Cemetery in Redondo Beach California.