Mr. Bennett died Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.
He was born Sept. 18, 1945, in Banks County.
Mr. Bennett was a truck driver with Walpole and Curt’s Towing, having been known as “Hip,” or “Vern.” Mr. Bennett enjoyed riding four wheelers, watching NASCAR, football and UFC fighting. He was a member of Line Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his infant sister, Brenda Jean Bennett.
Surviving are his wife of 36 years, Peggy Chambers Bennett of Homer; sons and daughters-in-law, Eric and Casey Bennett and Joey and Kimberley Bennett, all of Homer; son, Mitchell Bennett of Cleveland; daughter, Tammy Sissum of Cleveland; parents, Noyl and Paralee Wade Goodson of Alto; sisters, Linda Hix and Claydean Coker, both of Alto; grandchildren, Bryce and Jace Bennett, Ayden and Adalynn Bennett, Candice, Paige, Layla and Kerry; and one great-grandchild.
An online guest register is available and may be viewed at mcgaheegriffinandstewart.com.
McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia is in charge of arrangements.
The Northeast Georgian
September 12, 2012