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Sherman Bennett

Obituary Date: Thursday, February 4, 2021

Sherman Bennett, 72 of Gainesville passed away on February 4, 2021. 

Born and raised in Gainesville, Sherman was graduate of Gainesville High School Class of 1968.  Mr. Bennett was a Army Veteran as an MP, where he served and was stationed in San Francisco Bay, California.  He later moved back to his home town.  Thereafter, Mr. Bennett worked for Wayne Farms, he served and retired after 22 years of service.  He continued to work after he retired at Hardy Chevrolet and Carriage Nissan to keep him moving.

He is survived by his wife, Sara Davis Bennett, Gainesville; mother, Lela Pirkle Bennett, Gainesville; sister, Ann Shepherd, Athens; daughter, Brandy Bennett and fiance, Perry Echols, Braselton; step-son, Rick and Amy Davis, Gainesville; step-daughter, April and Keith Chandler; grandchildren, Charissa Migliore, Chandler Migliore; Ansley and Drew Milner, Weston and Landon Davis, and Hannah Chandler; niece, Ansley and Adam Howe and 2 children, and nephew, Dylan Shepherd.

Mr. Bennett is preceded in death by his father, Lane C. Bennett.

Mr. Bennett was full of life and he enjoyed serving and being around his family and friends, he was a member of Lakewood Baptist Church in Gainesville, GA., where he gave his life to Christ at an early age of 10.  He cared for his late father until he passed away.  Heaven gained an angel,  he was my earthly father but we can rest assured that he's with our spiritual "Heavenly Father", his family and friends will miss him dearly.  Until we meet again, "go rest high on that Mountain".

Funeral services will be held Sunday February 7, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. in the Little & Davenport Funeral Home Chapel.  Dr. Bill Coates will officiate.  Interment will follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery.

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic social distancing will need to be observed for everyone's health and safety and mask are recommended.

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Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory, 355 Dawsonville Highway, SW, Gainesville, Georgia 30501 is in charge of arrangements.

Funeral Date
02/07/2021 at 2:00PM
Funeral Home
Little & Davenport Funeral Home and Crematory
355 Dawsonville Hwy SW, Gainesville 30501