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Mr. Jack Benny Posten, 81, of Rocky Face, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 2017, at his residence.
He was the son of the late Claude and Nola Posten and was preceded in death by his sister, Betty Posten Craig; brother-in-law, Clinton "Junior" Craig.
Jack was born March 7, 1936, in Dalton where he lived his entire life. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Dalton. He graduated from Dalton High School, attended Gordon Military College where he played football and UTC Chattanooga where he played basketball. Jack was very proud of and loved his family, friends, dogs, sports and the Georgia Bulldogs.
He is survived by his wife, Joy Posten of Rocky Face; three children, Marsha Posten McKone (Kevin) of Dalton, Benny Martin Posten of Atlanta, Claude Allen Posten of Los Angeles; mother of his children, Betty King Posten of Dalton; granddaughter, Mable Adele McKone of Dalton and the University of Georgia in Athens; nieces and nephews, Glynda Craig Jennings (Vernon) of Dalton and Claude Craig (Laura) of Dalton; special caregivers, Faye Welch and Mary Cochran; many special friends.
Jack was a fun and loving husband, father and friend.
A celebration of life will be in the chapel of Love Funeral Home on Saturday at 2 p.m. The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday.
Memorials may be made to the Humane Society of Northwest Georgia, P.O. Box 3946, Dalton, GA 30719 and to Dalton First United Methodist Church, 500 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton, GA 30720.
Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.lovefuneralhomega.com.
Love Funeral Home, 1402 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton is in charge of arrangements.
Published on August 16, 2017
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