SYLVANIA - Kathleen Dent Bennett, age 79, passed away on Monday, April 6, 2009, at Screven County Hospital in Sylvania. She was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother and was born in Wayne County, Ga. She also attended the University of Georgia and retired from teaching school in Screven County after 30 years. She was a member of Sylvania First Methodist Church and attended Sylvania First Christian Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Billy Bennett; brother: Vernon Dent.
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Survivors: son and daughter-in-law, Jimmy and Trude Bennett of Sylvania; sister and brother-in-law, Vernelle and R.L. Walker of Jesup, Ga.; three grandchildren, Spenser Bennett, Benjamin Wilson, Alannah and Joshua Whitehead, all of Sylvania: several nieces and nephews.
Visitation: Tuesday, April 7, 2009, at 6-8 p.m.
The funeral service: Wednesday, April 8, 2009, at 10 a.m. at the Sylvania First United Methodist Church with the Rev. George Pevey and the Rev. C. Mike Benson officiating. Burial in the Sylvania City Cemetery.
Pallbearers: Mike Kile, David Flanders, Ben Ross, Matt Ross, Lindsey Walker and Ben Wilson.
Remembrances: Building Fund for Sylvania First Christian Church, 103 Azalea Drive, Sylvania, GA 30467; or to the Building Fund for Sylvania First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 256, Sylvania, GA 30467.
Thompson-Strickland-Waters Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements.
Statesboro Herald, April 7 2009
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Published in Statesboro Herald on Apr. 7, 2009