Freddie L. Bennett

Deacon Freddie L. Bennett was born June 17, 1944. He went to be with the Lord on June 27, 2018. He was very faithful and active member of Tabernacle Baptist Church, where he was a participant of the Solid Rock of Wisdom Class along with being in the Master Life Classes. He was also a veteran of the US Army. He was previously employed at Alcoa Aluminum Plant. He was a graduate of Austin High School, Class of 1962. He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Nina Schealey; father, Quincy Johnson; mother, Fannie R. Bennett; brothers: Robert and James; sisters, Stella B. Malone, Zola Hunt, Darlene Hughes and Barbara Jean Bennett. He leaves to mourn his passing the mother to his children, Cheryl Bennett; sons: Freddie Jr., and Aaron (Christy); daughters: Cynthia Bennett, Lisa (Terry) Wright and Tracie (Talley Dews) Bennett; brothers: Eddie (Marilyn), Charles (Ethel), Ronald, Hester, Danny and Ricky (Leah) Hughes; sisters: Dorothy Jackson and Vickie Hughes; very devoted sister, Joyce Bennett; grandchildren: Ashley, Dexter, Anthony, Michael, Jordan (Rebecca) Baker, Amber (Jasper) Sawyer of California, Brittany, Whitney Love, Terry Jr., Britney (Jordan) Taylor, Jada and Erin Bennett; very devoted friends: Misty Mitchell, Deacon William (Georgia) Pace, Mary Lawrence, Ann Upton, Regina Sanders, Rosalind Battista and Mr. Glenn; many other relatives, friends, nieces, nephews, cousins and his Tabernacle Baptist Church family. The family and friends are assembling at 5812 Holston Drive. The family will receive friends on July 7, 2018 from 11 AM to 12 PM at Tabernacle Baptist Church, with the funeral to follow with Elder Christopher Battle officiating, assisted by Pastor Daryl Arnold and other ministers. The final resting place will be at Berry Highland South Memorial Gardens following the service with military honors. A white dove release will conclude the services.

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