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A celebration of life service for Mildred Currier Bentley, 96, of Cornelia, is scheduled for 2 p.m. Sunday, March 24, at Cornelia United Methodist Church with Dr. Jay Hughes officiating.

All friends and family are requested to meet at the church by 1:45 p.m. Sunday.

Miss Bentley died Wednesday, March 20, 2013, at Habersham Medical Center.

Born Oct. 3, 1916, in Franklin, N.C., she was the daughter of the late Mabin R. and Marietta Currier Bentley. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her brothers, Mabin R. Bentley Jr. and Newell Grant Bentley Sr.; and sister-in-law, Lillie Carter Bentley.

Miss Bentley was a member of Cornelia United Methodist Church where she sang in the choir and was pianist for the Men’s Sunday School Class. She was retired as executive secretary with Ethicon with 37 years of service.

Survivors include her nephew and his wife, Newell Grant Jr. and Tammye Bentley of Cornelia; niece and husband, Rebecca Elise and Yves Limpalair of Greer, S.C.; niece, Donna Bouwsma of Athens; and sister-in-law, Miriam Bentley of Cornelia.

The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the fellowship hall of Cornelia UMC.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Cornelia United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 948, Cornelia, GA 30531.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home, Cornelia, is in charge of arrangements.

The Northeast Georgian

March 22, 2013