George M. “Jim” Bennett: Obituary


George M. “Jim” Bennett, 92, of Cumming passed away Tuesday February 11, 2020 at his residence.
Born December 19, 1927, Mr. Bennett was a lifelong resident of Forsyth County. A devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather, he was a good man with a kind and gentle spirit. He owned and operated Bennett’s Service Station for over 40 years until his retirement in 2004. Mr. Bennett is preceded in death by his parents, Pete and Vinnie Bennett and 11 brothers and sisters.
Surviving are his wife of 70 years, Willise Bennett; daughter, Joyce Odum; son and daughter in law, Randy and Dale Bennett, all of Cumming; grandson, Byron and Kristin Bennett of Dawsonville; great-grandchildren, Sophia, Stella and Knox; a number of other relatives.
Funeral services will be held Thursday February 13, 2020 at 2 p.m. at Bearden Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Garry English and Rev. Danny Ray Martin will officiate. Interment will follow in Cross Roads Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and on Thursday from 12 noon until the hour of service.
Condolences may be expressed at
Bearden Funeral Home, Dawsonville, GA.

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