Access Road Location - Covington
1215 Access Road
Covington, GA 30014
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Marie Bennett

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BENNETT, Marie Marie (Ricks) Bennett of Covington, died at her home, July 16, 2009, at the age of 82. A former member of Woodland Hills Baptist Church, in Atlanta, she moved to Walton county in 1987, and moved her membership to the First Baptist Church, in Social Circle. She enjoyed working in her yard, and spending time with both her family and her church family. Mrs. Bennett was considered the best mother-in-law one could have, and always welcomed everyone in her home with a smile on her face. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles W. Bennett; parents, Henry and Eunice Ricks; and brothers, Earl and Clayton Ricks. Survivors include daughters and sons-in-law, Sharon and Blair Belton of Atlanta, Terrie Bennett of Snellville, Diane and Jim Dempsey of Douglasville; sons and daughter-in-law, Chuck and Gail Bennett of Conyers, Jerry Bennett of Covington; grandchildren, Kris, Nick, Lori, Matthew, Travis, Graham, Siri; great-grandchildren,Madison; Charlie; sisters, Viola Vaughn of Albany, GA, Esther Ellington of Fayetteville, Anne Rexroat of Tucker; brother, John "Jay" Ricks of Albany, GA. A Graveside Service for Mrs. Bennett will be held Sunday, July 19, 2009, 2 PM at Lawnwood Memorial Park, in Covington. The family will receive friends at Caldwell & Cowan Funeral Home, 1215 Access Rd., Saturday, July 18, from 4-7 PM. Flowers are accepted, or donations may be made to the Georgia Chapter, 1925 Century Blvd. NE, Suite 10, Atlanta, GA to place online condolences 770-786-7062.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on July 18, 2009
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