WADLEY, Ga. - Mr. Bishop Bennett Jr. died on Wednesday, September 4, 2002, in Wadley. Funeral will be held on Monday, September 9, 2002, at 2p.m., at First Baptist Church in Wadley. Interment will be in the San Clair Cemetery in Wadley. His survivors are, five daughters, Vallie Mae Danford and Annie Lee Telfair of Wadley, Christine Thompson, Waterbury, Conn., Annie Henry, East Orange, N.J. and Rebecca Jones, Miami, Fla.; two sons, Edward W. Bennett, Jacksonville, Fla. and Johnnie B. Bennett, Brooklyn, N.Y.; one sister, Stella Pierce, Ft. Pierce, Fla.; one brother, Ed Willie Bennett, Burkeville, Va.; 35 grandchildren; 38 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren. Hudson Mortuary, 144 Butts Street, Wadley, Ga. in charge of arrangements.
The Augusta Chronicle September 8, 2002