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Ruth Eloise Freeman Bennett, 84

Passed Away: 02/20/2012

Ruth Eloise Freeman Bennett, age 84 of Gillsville, passed away on Monday, February 20, 2012 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center following an extended illness.

Funeral services are scheduled for Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at 4:00 pm in the Chapel of Memorial Park Funeral Home with interment to follow in Alta Vista Cemetery. Reverend Robert Nix and Reverend Chris Gilbert will officiate. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, February 21, 2012 from 6 9 pm and Wednesday, February 22, 2012 from 9:00 am till funeral hour at the funeral home.

Mrs. Bennett was born June 28, 1927 in Lula, Georgia to the late William Pledger Freeman and Emma Echols Freeman. She was a retired Sales Clerk from Belk Department Store and was of the Baptist Faith. Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, H. D. Bennett, two of her sisters, Virginia Hamrick and Betty Kelley and her brother, Edward Freeman.

Mrs. Bennett is survived by her sons & daughters-in-law, Mike & Leta Ann Bennett of Tifton, Georgia and Jim & Betty Bennett of Lula, grandchildren, Chris & Elaine Bennett, Michael & Lana Bennett, Bo Bennett, Sarah Beth Bennett, Mary Allison & Farris Dotson, Kelley & Scottie Barton and P.J. & Dawn Bennett, great-grandchildren, Katie Barton, Luke Barton, Brady Barton, Haley Barton, Cooper Barton, Eli Bennett, Ashley Bennett, Taylor Bennett, Anne Dotson, Lincoln Dotson, Lexie Dotson and Caroline Dotson, sister, Katie Jones of Statham, Georgia and a number of nieces and nephews.

Memorial Park Funeral Home, 2030 Memorial Park Road, Gainesville, GA 30504 is in charge of arrangements.

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