Alberta Bennett

January 5, 1956 ~ September 22, 2021 (age 65)

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Mrs. Alberta Bennett, 65, was called home on September 22, 2021, to be with Jesus after a tragic accident.


She was born to William and Lillie Mae Bennett of Lyons, GA. She was preceded in death by her father, William (Red) James Bennett; brother, Willie James Bennett. She attended Lyons Senior High School in Lyons, GA. She was a lifelong, faithful member of Mr. Chapel Baptist Church. Mrs. Bert was a devoted employee of Crider’s Inc. in Stillmore, GA for more than 30 years. She was a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She loved to travel and spend time with her family.


Mrs. Bert leaves to cherish her loving and kind memories her loving mother, Lillie Mae Bennett of Lyons; two sons, Michael (Patricia) Bennett of Metter, Harold Ricks Jr. of Swainsboro; four daughters, Crystal (Frederick) Thomas of Kathleen, Natalie (Keith) Harris, Tammy (Tyson) Ricks, Ann Ricks all of Swainsboro; six sisters, Shirley Bennett of Byron, Bobbie Kent of Lyons, Gail (Charlie) McKinney of Metter, Rosella (Clifford) Anthony and Jackie (Phil) Anthony, both of Lyons, Carolyn (Timmy) Floyd of Bartow; 2 brothers, Andrew (Carolyn) Bennett of Oviedo, FL, Jesse Bennett of Lyons; 2 aunts, Rose Harmon of Jacksonville, FL, Katie Bridges of Canton, OH; special companion, Harold Ricks of Nunez; special friends, Mary Helen Hall, Jackie Gibbons, Alberta Cheeks; 19 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren, 35 nieces and nephews, a host of other relatives, and many friends. 


Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m. Saturday, October 2, 2021, at Mt. Chapel Baptist Church in Lyons.


Interment will follow in White’s Chapel Cemetery.


The family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, October 1, 2021, at Chapman Funeral Home.


Pallbearers are Ed Bennett, Phil Anthony, Jr., Jeffery Bennett, Michael Bennett, Clifford Anthony, Tyrone Anthony, Daedric Anthony, and Tony Bennett.


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Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro is in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Alberta Bennett, 65, of Swainsboro.

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October 1, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Chapman Funeral Home GA
427 North Main Street
Swainsboro, GA 30401

October 2, 2021

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Mt. Chapel Baptist Church

October 2, 2021

4:00 PM

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