MR. JAMES IVAN BENNETT, SR., age 68, of Gore-Subligna Road-Summerville, Georgia, passed away Sunday, January 3, 2021, at his residence. Mr. Bennett was born in Summerville, Georgia on April 21, 1952, son of the late James C. and Nelda Mae Williams Bennett. Mr. Bennett was a mechanic and farmer; he was a member of Sonrise Community Church and President of Chattooga County Gideons International Camp.
Surviving are His wife, Jan Bennett; sons-James I. Bennett, Jr., Blake (Lauren) Elsberry, Mark Elsberry (Mallory Crump); daughters, Sarah (John) Dawson, Rebecca Guinn (Josh Dillard), Erin (Adam) Jackson; Two Sisters; 15 Grandchildren; several Nieces and Nephews.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 9th 2021 at 11:30 a.m. from the Sonrise Community Church with Mark Smith and Chip Smith officiating.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be sent to the Sonrise Community Church Building Fund or to Gideons International in Mr. Bennett’s memory.
Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Mr. James Ivan Bennett, Sr.