Mrs. Kathy B. Bennett, 55, died Tuesday morning (January 7, 2014) at Mayo Clinic Health Systems of Waycross after an extended illness.
She was a native of Jesup, but she has lived most of her life in Waycross. She was formerly employed by Stewart Candy Company and attended The Gospel Lighthouse.
She is preceded in death by her father, Thomas Donald Clark; and three brothers, Mark Clark, Bryan Keith Clark and Robert Clark.
Survivors include her former husband of 32 years, Lavelle Bennett of Waycross; one daughter, Tonia Hendricks (husband Keith) of Waycross; one son, Preston Bennett of Waycross; six grandchildren, Dawson Bennett, Brandon Bennett, Brylee Bennett, Brycen Hendricks, Abeni Hendricks, and Amber Caperton; her "other" daughter, Jennifer Woodell of Waycross; her mother, Abbie Head Clark of Waycross; one brother, Tommy Clark (wife Deborah) of Waycross; three sisters, Jane Wooddell (husband Woody) of Waycross, Melba Whitley (husband David) of Blackshear, and Gail King of Waycross; two step-sisters, Cathy Waters and Barbara Dixon both of Waycross; one step-brother, Randy Griffin of Waycross; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Friday (January 10, 2014) at the Music Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at www.musicfuneralhome.com.