Funeral services held for former Jacksboro ISD Superintendent

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Funeral services were held this Monday for former Jacksboro ISD Superintendent and a long-time educator and coach Dennis Bennett.

Bennett served as Superintendent for 13 years…. and retired from that position in 2016 after almost 30-years as an educator.

He had 3 children, and when he married Linda Green in 2005 and he was gifted with three more. 

Friends say his Sunday school class called he and Linda  “mom and dad.”

Bennett died last week in a two-car accident on Highway 380 East of Bryson.

DPS Officials say the driver of a pickup crossed into the wrong lane.

That person., 63- year-old Ricky Don Broom of Perrin, later died at a hospital.

Jacksboro Schools had early release for students and staff to attend the service at 1:30 p.m in the high school gym.

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