Funeral services for Darlene Marie Bennett, age 64, of Brownwood, Texas, will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, at the Heartland Funeral Home, with Terry Garrett officiating. Interment will follow at Eastlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Bennett passed away Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012, at her home surrounded by her loving family.

Darlene was born on May 28, 1948, in Brownwood, to Harold and Virgie Harper Anderson. She was a member of the VFW Women’s Auxillary and had formerly served as treasurer. She had lived most of her life in Brownwood and had worked as a supervisor for Brownwood Manufacturing prior to becoming disabled due to her health.

Darlene was an “Awesome” mother, grandmother and great-grandmother not only to her own but, also to all her nieces and nephews.

Survivors include her children, Michael Bennett and wife Angelica, Frances Odom and husband Mark, Michelle McKinney and husband Scott, Dania Romans, Tracey Delgado and husband Chris; brothers, Halbert Anderson and wife Twila and Herman Anderson; sisters, Margarett Robin and husband Tex, Shirley McAnear; grandchildren, Kristy, Tiffany, Jennifer, Danna, Kory, Brady, Cody, Lindsey, Amber, Breana, Evan, Andrew and Brooke; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; two infant sons; one sister, Linda Blocker; and by the father of her children, Joseph Bennett.

Friends are invited to sign the guest book at Heartland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.