Bennie Brackins, our beloved husband, father, and friend passed away Monday, November 17, 2008.
Bennie proudly served his country in the United States Navy for 21 years and retired as a Senior Chief. He will truly be missed.
He is survived by his loving wife Alma Brackins; five children Sharon Sattler, Marla Abell, David Brackins, Teresa Allen, Brian Brackins, and their spouses; nine grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.
A memorial mass of resurrection will be conducted at 1:00PM Monday, November 24, 2008 in Little Creek Amphibious Base Chapel with Father James E. Parke officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The American Cancer Society at 4416 Expressway Drive, Virginia Beach, VA. 23452; or The American Heart Association at 500 Plume Street East, Suite 110, Norfolk, VA. 23510. All non-military personnel must register with the funeral home at 757 422-4000 in order to be permitted on the base. All attending services must enter base through Gate 3. Condolences can be offered to the family at altmeyer.com