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Jack Farrell Bennett Sr., 69, a resident of Cleveland, Tenn., passed away Sunday, May 7, 2017, in a local health care facility. He was of the Christian faith. He was the advertising director for the Cleveland Daily Banner.
He loved Georgia football and the SEC. He also loved golfing and outdoor activities. He was an avid supporter of the local Boys and Girls Club and the United Way.
Mr. Bennett was the son of the late Burl Nicholas Bennett and Retha Kate Anderson Bennett and was also preceded in death by his two brothers, Bill Bennett and Tim Bennett.
He is survived by his wife, Charlene Bennett of Cleveland, Tenn.; four children, Jackie F. Bennett II and wife, Christina, of Cleveland, Tenn., Angela Patterson and husband, John, of Jacksonville, Fla., Ryan F. Bennett and wife, McKinley, of Cleveland, Tenn., and Christopher F. Bennett of Cleveland, Tenn.; three grandchildren, John Steven Bennett, Ronnie Woody and Desiree Kean, all of Cleveland, Tenn.; two great-grandchildren, Camilla Hicks and Katie Young, both of Cleveland, Tenn.; four sisters, Carolyn Bennett of Covington, Linda Carlise of Dalton, Rebecca Moody of Dalton and Gail Francis of Calhoun; one brother, Jimmy Bennett of Dalton; several nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday at 6 p.m. in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with Beecher Hunter providing the eulogy.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home prior to the service.
The family requests that memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, 6221 Shallowford Road, Chattanooga, TN 37421; The Boys and Girls Club of Cleveland, 385 3rd St., S.W., Cleveland, TN 37311; or the United Way, 85 S. Ocoee St, Cleveland, TN 37311.
Published on May 8, 2017
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