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C. Gene Bennett

Obituary Date: Wednesday, March 2, 2022

Evans Funeral Home of Jefferson announces the death of Mr. C. Gene Bennett, age, 82 of Nicholson, Georgia who entered rest Wednesday, March 2, 2022.  Mr. Bennett was born in Valdosta, Georgia a son of the late Lee and Louelle Kendricks Bennett.  Sgt. Maj. Bennett was retired from the U.S. Army and was a member of the Albert Gordon Post 56 of the American Legion where he served as Commander and was a member of the Athens First Presbyterian Church.  In addition to his parents, Mr. Bennett is preceded by sisters, Ruth Williams and Mae Picket and brothers, D.S., Franklin, Joe, and Ray Bennett.

 Survivors include his wife Gloria Jean Adams Bennett of Nicholson.  Daughters, Leslie Gandy of Lexington, SC, Laurie O’Hara (Mike) of Winston-Salem, Melissa Britton (Russell) of Evans.  Grandchildren, Jonathan O’Hara, Emily Steele, Margaret Carter, Adam Britton and Ann Britton.  One great grandchild, Ronan O’Hara.

 Graveside services with full military honors will be held 10:30 A.M. Tuesday, March 8, 2022, at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton.

 In Lieu of Flowers donations may be made in Gene Bennett honor: to the National Kidney Foundation, 30 East 33rd Street, New York, NY 10016 or to be American Legion Post 56, P.O. Box 861 Jefferson, Ga. 30549.

 Evans Funeral Home, Inc., 1350 Winder Highway, Jefferson, Georgia.  706-367-5467.

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Funeral Date
03/08/2022 at 10:30AM
Funeral Home
Evans Funeral Home
(706) 367-5467
1350 Winder Hwy, Jefferson 30549