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 Randoll Edsel “Red” Bennett, Sr

Randoll Edsel “Red” Bennett, Sr

Mershon, Pierce County, Georgia, USA
Death 28 Mar 2009 (aged 78)
Blackshear, Pierce County, Georgia, USA
Burial Mershon, Pierce County, Georgia, USA
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Randoll Edsel ‘Red' Bennett Sr.
Published: Monday, March 30, 2009
The Blackshear Times

Randoll Edsel "Red" Bennett Sr., 78, of Blackshear, passed away Saturday morning, March 28, 2009 at his residence following a lengthy illness.

A native and life-long resident of Pierce County, he was a very well-known farmer in the community. He won the Pierce County "Farmer of the Year" award in 1984 and again in 2006 and was a recipient of the Georgia Peanut Achievement Club Highest Yield for 2006. He had been battling Parkinson's Disease for many years but his farming has continued through his children. He was a son of the late Randoll and Mary Hyers Bennett and was also preceded in death by a sister, Madise Davis, and two brothers, Eldred Bennett and A. J. "Dobbie" Bennett.

Survivors include his wife, Carol Jean Winn Bennett, Blackshear; three daughters, Susan Bennett, Mary Ella Bennett and Sherry Bennett, all of Blackshear; a son, Randy Bennett, Blackshear; two sisters, Wanna Lee Carnes, Bristol and Rebecca Wagner, Mershon; two brothers, Edward Bennett, Blackshear and Phil Bennett, Mershon; special friends, Buddy and Cindy Dowling, Blackshear, Joe and Glenda Peacock, Mershon, George and Wanda Freeman, Waycross and Ramon Diaz and his family, Blackshear and several nieces, nephews and other relatives.

Visitation will take place from 7-8 p.m. Monday, March 30 at the funeral home.

Funeral services will be held at 8 p.m. Monday, March 30, from the Pearson-Dial Chapel.

A private interment service will take place later at the Ramah Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Satilla, 317 Plant Ave., Waycross, GA 31501.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at

Pearson-Dial Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.


Note: SSDI states his name is spelled "Randol" with one "L". Tombstone spells his name "Randall".

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Married Dec. 27, 1957





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