Mrs. Jean Stewart Bennett, age 63 of Doraville, formerly of Dalton, GA passed Sunday evening, February 18th, 2018 at the Emory St. Joseph’s Hospital in Atlanta, GA.
Mrs. Bennett was born March 17th, 1954 in Cedartown, GA to her late parents Joseph M. and Dorothy Hightower Stewart. Jean graduated from Dalton High School, Class of 1972, and worked as a travel agent for Global Travel Agency. She was a member of Skyland United Methodist Church and of the Gideons Auxillary, and was also active in the Walk to Emmaus. Jean is preceded in death by her husband, George Ivey Bennett.
Survivors include her daughter, Jinnifer E. Hoyla; grandchildren Joseph, Elizabeth, and Isabel Hoyla; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Sydney Tankersley, Gina and Jack Boland, and Rita and Larry Johnson.
Graveside services will be held at 11:30AM on Friday, February 23rd, 2018 from the Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA with Rev. Joy Ledoux and Rev. Dan McFarland officiating.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial contributions be made to the Skyland United Methodist Church, 1850 Skyland Terrace, Brookhaven GA 30319 or to the DeKalb Humane Society, 5287 Covington Highway, Decatur, GA 30035 in memory of Mrs. Bennett.