Funeral services for Evelyn Pauline Bennett 81 of Grapeland, was held at 11 a.m. April 7, 2018, at First Baptist Church Grapeland with Rev. Jack Chelf officiating. Burial will be in Denson Cemetery at a later date. Arrangements have been entrusted to Bailey & Foster Funeral Home. Mrs. Bennett passed away Monday, April 2, 2018, at her home. She was born October 2, 1936 to Paul D. Brookshire and Pearl Elizabeth Wallace Brookshire, in Angelina County. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church Grapeland. She was an avid painter, and loved to garden and can food, she also enjoyed family vacations to Yellowstone National Park, Virginia Beach, Disneyland, and Washington State. Mrs. Bennett was preceded in death by her parents, husband Robert C. Bennett, and son Robert Keith Bennett. She is survived by daughter Donna Bennett McHaney and husband Jeffrey Scott Crook, sister Doris Jean Rodgers of Lufkin, brother Ray Brookshire of Centerville, grandchildren, Daniel Bennett, Amy Xiao Crook, Haley Oiongyu Crook. Condolence calls will be received one hour prior to service time at the church. To view online leave condolences or sign the guest book go to www.baileyandfosterfuneralhome.com.