Jake Luke Bennett, 87, of Jacks Creek, passed away Friday, August 9, 2013, at Brookside Rehabilitation & Care.
A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Fulton and Inez Peterson Bennett. He was also preceded in death by 2 sisters: June Bennett and Genavieve Johnson Forster.
Jake enjoyed farming and gardening.
Surviving are a brother: Buster Bennett and wife, Wanda, of Spruce Pine, NC; sisters: Louise Gardner, of Travelers Rest, SC, and Mary Ellen Lane and husband, Jack, of Erwin, TN; a special nephew: Buddy Bennett and wife, Connie, of Johnson City, TN; 8 nieces: Rhonda, Pattie, Sue, Renita, Teresa, Judy, Cathy and Brenda; and several great nieces and nephews also survive.
A graveside service will be held at 2 PM Sunday at Peterson Hill Cemetery on Peterson Branch Road at Green Mountain, NC.
Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home, Burnsville, NC, is assisting the Bennett family.
The family wishes to thank the staff of Brookside Rehabilitation & Care for their dedicated and compassionate care for Jake.
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