Thomas Wilkes Bentley (WRENS, Ga.)

WRENS, Ga. - Thomas Wilkes "T.W." Bentley, Jr., 86, loving husband of 57 years to Sara Cato Bentley, entered into rest Friday evening, April 22, 2011 at McDuffie Regional Medical Center in Thomson. Graveside services will be Monday, April 25, 2011 at 11:00AM at Walden UMC Cemetery with Rev. Tommy Anderson officiating. T. W. was born to the late Annie Kate Reid Bentley and the late Thomas Wilkes Bentley, Sr. in Lincolnton GA. After proudly serving in the Army, he married the love of his life and moved to Wrens. He was a retiree from the GA DOT Road Maintenance Dept and a 40-year member of Walden UMC. T.W. was a kind, gentle, sweet man who was always there to lend a helping hand. He loved his community, his wife and family and his Lord and Savior and will be greatly missed by all who knew him. T. W.'s other survivors include his sister, Esther Daniels; a host of nieces and nephews; and many friends. Pallbearers will be Tommy Arnett, Elam Dudley, Al Guy, Ryan Guy, Charles Jones and George Wren. To assist with expenses, the family requests that memorial contributions be made to James Funeral Home, PO Box 588, Wrens GA 30833. The family will receive friends on Monday, April 25, 2011 at 10:00AM, one hour prior to graveside services, at Waldens UMC, Avera GA. James Funeral Home - Wrens, GA Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-April 24, 2011