Mrs. Beulah Wood "Jackie" Bruce Bennett, 83, of Gainesville died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at her residence.
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Born in Dawson County, Mrs. Bennett had lived in Hall County for most of her life. She was the daughter of the late Harley Henry and Lola Ledbetter Wood. Mrs. Bennett was retired from the Northeast Georgia Medical Center and had also worked for a number of years as the credit manager J.D. Jewell Poultry Co., Cagles and Weavers Poultry companies. She was a member of the Trinity Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Ava and Ron Evans, Gainesville; Tania and Dan Maffett, Sparks, Nev.; grandchildren, Anthony and Jennifer Evans, Gainesville; Joshua and Julie Evans, Gainesville; Daniel and Lisa Maffett; Dalton and Maureen Maffett, all of Sparks, Nev.; Jackie Maffett, Reno, Nev.; great-grandchildren, Claire Evans, Caroline Evans, Chloe Evans, Elijah Evans and Ezra Evans, all of Gainesville; Kassidy Maffett, Hayden Maffett, Hudson Maffett, Liam Maffett, Dayne Griffin and Jayda Griffin, all of Sparks, Nev.; niece and husband, Laura and Glen Kolpfer, Washington, D.C.
Mrs. Bennett is preceded in death by her husbands, Walter Lee Bruce and Cleon Bennett.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, in the Little & Davenport Funeral Home chapel. Dr. Tom Smiley and Dr. Jerry Gill will officiate. Interment will follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, from 6-8 p.m.
In lieu of flowers the family has asked that memorial contributions be made to the
, Georgia Chapter, 1925 Century Blvd., NE, Suite 10, Atlanta, GA 30345-3315, or Lakewood Baptist Church, 2235 Thompson Bridge Road , Gainesville, GA 30501.
Those wishing to send online condolences may do so at littledavenport.com.
Little & Davenport Funeral Home, Gainesvlle, GA 30501, is in charge of arrangements.
Little-Davenport Funeral Home
355 Dawsonville Highway Southwest Gainesville, GA 30501
Published in gainesvilletimes.com on Jan. 25, 2013