Anne Bennett


SUMMERVILLE Anne Oglesby Bennett, 79, passed away Tuesday afternoon, Sept. 28, 2010, in a Rome hospital. She was born in Walker County on Aug. 18, 1931, a daughter of the late James Hamilton and Arvie Ellie Hartman Oglesby. Mrs. Bennett was secretary for 61 years for Bobby Lee Cook, attorney-at-law.She was preceded in death by her husband the late Archie B. Bennett on May 8, 1990; two brothers, H. Lynn Oglesby and James Oglesby; and sister, Juanita Oglesby Davis McCool.Mrs. Bennett was Past Matron and Secretary of Summerville Chapter Order of Eastern Star #434 and Grand Deputy of District 2; she was Secretary of the Chattooga County Democratic Association, and Secretary of the Summerville High School Alumni Association. On Law Day, May 7, 1990 Mrs. Bennett was presented the Liberty Bell Award by the Chattooga County Bar Association. Survivors include one daughter, Marthanne Bennett Casey, of Oak Ridge, Tenn.; three sons, Richard Lynn Bennett, of Lawrenceville, Ga., Archie B. "Skip" Bennett Jr., of Canton, Ga., and J. Michael Bennett of Summerville; nine grandchildren, Amanda Lynne Bennett Lanham, Laci Deah Bennett, Michael Lance Bennett, Joshua Charles Bennett, Michael Caleb Bennett, Matthew Ryan Bennett, Joseph Michael Bennett, Jeffrey Alan Casey II and William Bennett Casey; three great-grandchildren, Dominick Ladell Bennett, Drake Michael Hines and Roxanne Michelle Bennett; several nieces and nephews also survive.Funeral services will be held Friday, Oct. 1, 2010, at 2:30 p.m. from the J.D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Tom Russell officiating, eulogy by Bobby Lee Cook.Interment in Summerville Cemetery.Active pallbearers Lance Bennett, Josh Bennett, Caleb Bennett, Kevin Scoggins, Matthew Bennett, Joey Bennett, Dominick Bennett, Curtis Lanham and Jeffery Casey.Honorary Pallbearers Bobby Lee Cook, Rex Abernathy, Jon Payne, Bo Loggins, Albert Palmer, Lan Cordle, LaDon Lively, Michael Mack, Sutton Connelly, Ben Ballenger, and Order of Eastern Star Summerville Chapter #434.Visitation will be today from 6 until 9 p.m. at the Funeral Home.Earle Rainwater Funeral home in charge of arrangements.

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