Florine Bennett (AUGUSTA, Ga.)

AUGUSTA, Ga. - Mrs. Florine Bennett, 102, formerly of 12th Street, entered into rest Wednesday, January 21, 2009 at UPAC (Blair House) of Augusta. Funeral service will be held Monday, January 26, 2009 at 12 Noon at Antioch Baptist Church with Rev. K. B. Martin officiating. Burial will be in Cedar Grove Cemetery. Mrs. Bennett, a native of Columbia County, GA; a member of the Senior Citizen Council (15th Street); a member of the Antioch Baptist Church where she was a member of the Gospel Choir and the Senior Care Ministry. Survivors are two daughters, Betty B. (Linton) Jones, Augusta and Veronica B. Brown, Hephzibah, GA; sisters, Elmira Branham, Augusta and Ruth Washington, College Park, GA; 4 grandsons, Linton W. Jones, II, Sgt. Chad E. (Brittany) Jones, Harold I. Brown, Jr. and Hugh M. Brown; 5 great grandchildren, sister-in-law, Florence Oliver Beard, Augusta; adoptive son, I. M. (Bernice) Stokes; two special nieces, Rev. Edna Wiley and Margie Evans; a host of other relatives and friends. A special Thank you to Uni-Health Post Acute Care (formerly Blair House) staff for the care that was provided to her during her confinement, especially Barbara White and Marie Melton. Williams Funeral Home, 1765 Martin Luther King, Jr., Blvd. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle-January 25, 2009