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Rev. George P. Bennette Sr.

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Rev. George P. Bennette, Sr.

Purvis - Services will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday at Purvis Church of God for Rev. George P. Bennette, Sr., 89, of Purvis, MS.

He died Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at Asbury Hospice House.

Interment will be in Fillingame Cemetery.

Rev. Bennette was a lifetime minister and truck driver. He was a charter member of Purvis Church of God involved as one of the founders. Rev. Bennette pastored one mission and four churches. He evangelized in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee as he felt this was his True Ministry. He was an US Air Force Veteran.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, and eight sisters.

He is survived by Nancy Cooper Bennette of Purvis, MS; five sons, George Bennette, Jr. (the late Garnet) of Meridian, MS, Richard Bennette (Karen) of the Oloh Community, Thomas Bennette of Petal, L.W. Bennette of West, VA, and Alec Bennette of Picayune; three daughters Barbara Guy (Byron) of Virginia, Sharon Jenkins of Purvis, and Donna White of Florida; nineteen grandchildren, forty-nine great-grandchildren, and five and one-half great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 5:00-8:00 PM Friday at Purvis Church of God.
Published in the Hattiesburg American on Sept. 14, 2018
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