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Mary Frances Bennett

December 20, 1940 — November 3, 2009

Mrs. Mary Frances Bennett age 68 of Homerville, Ga. passed away Tuesday, November 3, 2009 at her residence following an extended illness. A native of Atkinson County, Mrs. Bennett was born December 20, 1940 daughter of Henry and Lunette Mizell Crosby. She had made her home in the Axson and Millwood area for many years before moving to Homerville in July. She had worked for many years as a seamstress and nurse's aide before becoming disabled Her church membership was at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Pearson, Ga. She was preceded in death by a daughter Dawn Beasley and a son Jared Bennett. Survivors include: Husband Folks Jr. Bennett of Homerville, Ga. 3 Daughters: Henrietta Markette and husband Hilton of Waycross, Ga. Simeon Adams and husband Tommy of Douglas, Ga. April Borland and husband Brad of Douglas, Ga. 1 Son: Elbert Beasley and wife Tammy of Douglas, Ga. 2 Step Daughters: Gloria Jean Boswell and husband Eric of Montgomery, Al. Delores Petite and husband Angelo of Birmingham, Al. 1 Brother: John Henry (Buddy) Crosby and wife Lucille of Axson, Ga. 1 Sister: Juanita Vickers and husband Bud of Westminster, S. C. 11 Grandchildren, 8 Step Grandchildren, 6 Great Grandchildren and several Nieces and Nephews also survive. Funeral services for Mrs. Bennett will be held at 11:00 A. M. Thursday, November 5, 2009 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Pearson, Ga. with Bishop Jamie James officiating. The interment will follow in Utah Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends from 5 to 8 P. M.,Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at Relihan Funeral Home in Pearson, Ga.. In lieu of flowers donations are encouraged to be made to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Pearson, Ga. Relihan Funeral Home of Pearson, Ga. is in charge of the arrangements.


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