January 25, 1936 - March 15, 2021
Wendell O. Benson age 85, of Dallas, Ga. passed away on Monday, March 15, 2021 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 4:00 at Pine Ridge Baptist Church in Dallas, Ga. with Rev. Sam Leggett officiating. The interment will follow the service. Mr. Benson was born on January 25, 1936 in Dallas, Ga. to Mr. and Mrs. Henry (Mattie Smith) Benson. Wendell married Margaret Jeanette (Leggett) on September 14, 1956 and they celebrated 64 yeas of marriage in 2020. He was a graduate of Dallas High School where he excelled in sports for the Tigers playing football and basketball. Wendell was a lifelong supporter of his favorite college team, the Rambling Wreck from Georgia Tech! Wendell was a member of Pine Ridge Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon. His love of serving the Lord could be felt as he greeted each person to Pine Ridge. Wendell is preceded in death by his father Henry Benson, mother Mattie Benson, brother James Benson, and sister Faye Smith. He is survived by his wife Jeanette Benson, son Barry Benson (Melanie), daughter April Free (Garry), son Chris Benson, granddaughters Erica Free, Jamie Entrekin (Michael), as well as many loving nieces and nephews, and extended family. The Benson family will receive friends for visitation from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at the Church. In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Wendell’s name to the Pine Ridge Church Cemetery Fund. Please send donations to Lewis Beavers 3079 County Road 114, Heflin, AL. 36264 Arrangements made under the caring guidance of Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home and Crematory in Powder Springs 770-943-1511 The family requests the respect that all attendees wear a face mask. The services will be broadcast on the church radio frequency 93.9 for those who would like to remain in their vehicle and still attend and hear the funeral services. The service will also be on the Pine Ridge Baptist Church Facebook page.
Wendell O. Benson age 85, of Dallas, Ga. passed away on Monday, March 15, 2021 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 4:00 at Pine Ridge Baptist Church in Dallas, Ga.... View Obituary & Service Information
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