Martha Nell Bennett, 84, of Kingsland, GA passed away March 1 in Jacksonville, FL. She was born July 8, 1932 in Mayday, GA to the late Carol Bentley Ziegler and Nolie Stenson Ziegler. She was the founding minister at Crossroads Pentecostal Church. She founded the church in 1995. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, Tony Bennett and a daughter, Sonya B. Crocker.
She is survived by 4-children: Sheryl Keene, Randy (Teresa) Bennett, Tyrone Bennett, and Donna Bennett; 5-sisters: Inez Ziegler, Elizabeth Palmetto, Ruth Turner, Nolie White & Betty Bennett; 2-brothers: Lawrence Ziegler & David Ziegler; Grandchildren: Scott Crews, Belinda Crews, Tonya Smitherman, Randy Bennett, Richard Bennett, Tonileigh Olson, Kimberly Saturday, Brian Crocker, Garrett Tanner, Jessica Tanner, Robbie Hinton; Great Grandchildren: Timothy Holder, Madison Smitherman, Scott Crews, Dewayne Crews, Kaitlyn Crews, Joseph Crews, William Kemp, Abigail Kemp, Callum Crocker, Kadence Fitzherbert, Caylee Saturday, Caleb Olson, Jake Saturday, Blake Saturday & Zach Saturday; Great Great Grandchildren: Saren Crews, Kimber Crews and a large church family.
Funeral services will be held Monday, March 6 at 1:00 PM at Crossroads Pentecostal Church with Rev. Chad Middleton officiating. The family will receive friends from 11-1 prior to the service. Burial will follow in Oakgrove Cemetery.
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home in Folkston, GA.
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