Larry Jackson Bennett, 67, of the New Bethel community passed away Friday evening, October 30, 2015, at his home.
Born May 14, 1948, in Franklin County, he was the son of the late W. J. “Dub” and Evagene Fulghum Bennett. He was the brother of the late William Eugene Bennett. Larry retired from Milliken after 30 years as a control equipment technician. Larry cherished his family especially his granddaughters. He loved working and detailing automobiles and his favorite was Red Corvettes. He was a member of Community Harvest Church.
He is survived by his wife, Peggy McFarlin Bennett; son and daughter-in law, Tim and Sherri Bennett, Carnesville, two granddaughters, Candice Bennett and Kristin Nix; three great-grandchildren, Brody, Drake, and Callie; brother and sister-in-law, Greg and Carol Bennett, Toccoa; sister and brother-in-law, Tina and Ron Cole, Marina, California; three nephews and on niece.
Services will be Monday afternoon at 2pm at the New Bethel Baptist Church with Rev. Tommy Childress and Tommy Purcell. Interment will be in the church cemetery.
The body is at the Ginn Funeral Home, Carnesville and will be placed in the church 1:30 Monday afternoon. The family is at the home and will receive friends at the funeral home Sunday afternoon from 3 until 5pm.