Mrs. Mildred Geneva Bennett, 83, formerly of Elizabethton, passed away Saturday, January 26, 2013, at the home of her daughter in Ringgold, Ga.
Mrs. Bennett was a native of Sycamore, Ga., and a daughter of the late Willie C. and Burma Hale Nesmith. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Marcus Bennett Sr., and a sister, Gladys Stone.
Survivors include two daughters, Christy Gambrell, Jonesborough, and Freida Whitaker Coleman, Ringgold, Ga.; a son, Marcus Bennett Jr., Onley, Ill.; a special son-in-law, Terry Coleman; grandchildren, Jonathan Gambrell, Sarah Gambrell, Nicola Bennett and Vonda Hill; and several great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, January 30, at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, January 31, at Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home with Pastor Jerry Davis officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery, Jonesborough. Pallbearers will be family and friends. Condolences may be sent to the Bennett family online at www.dillow-taylor.com.
Dillow-Taylor Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Jonesborough, (423) 753-3821, is in charge of arrangements.