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Mr. Johnny Lamar Bennett, 64, of Valdosta, passed away Thursday November 9, 2017 at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Gainesville, Florida. He was born in Adel, Georgia on July 13, 1953 to Jerry Redding Bennett (late) and Sally Ann Southerland Bennett. Mr. Bennett lived in Lowndes County most of his life, was a member of Statenville Church of Christ and a computer technician. He also served his country honorably in the Army during the Vietnam War.

Mr. Bennett is survived by his wife, Earline Iona Croft Bennett; a son, Scott Bennett; a daughter and son-in-law, Kelly and Brian Kelley; his mother, Sally Ann Bennett, all of Valdosta; five grandchildren; and two brothers and a sister-in-law: Elton and Skeeter Bennett of Valdosta and Larry Bennett of Stockton, Georgia. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by a son, Johnny Cruz Bennett and a brother, Fred Bennett.

The funeral service will be held Tuesday November 14, 2017 at 11:00 AM in the Chapel of Boone Funeral Home South with Bro. Evans McMillan officiating. Interment with military honors will follow at Sparks City Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home before the service from 9;30 AM until service time. In lieu of flowers, it is requested that memorials be made to the Statenville Church of Christ, US Hwy. 129, Statenville, Georgia 31648. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.boonefunerals.com. Boone Funeral Home is serving the Bennett family.
Published on November 13, 2017
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