July 17, 1933 - May 25, 2017
Mrs. Barbara Sorrells Bennett, age 83 of Rockmart, Georgia passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017. Mrs. Bennett was born July 17, 1933 in Paulding County, daughter of the late Jack Atkins and the late Kate Waddell Atkins. She was a member of the Morning View Baptist Church and retired from the Engineered Fabrics Corporation with over 30 years of service. Barbara loved gospel music and enjoyed going to the Golden Age meetings. She was preceded in death by her husbands, L. B. Sorrells on October 3, 1992 and Bobby Bennett on February 9, 2010; sister, Ernestine Bowman Gray; and two brothers, Cecil Atkins and Euzell Atkins. Survivors include four sons and daughters-in-law, Glenn and June Sorrells of Rockmart, Denny and Elaine Sorrells of Dallas, Ricky and Jane Sorrells and Darrell and Barbara Sorrells all of Rockmart; two sisters, Linda (Royce) Braselton of Griffin and Hazel York of Hogansville; three brothers, Roger (Bernice) Atkins of Aragon, Jesse (Peggy) Atkins of Stockbridge and Bobby (Sybil) Atkins of Yorkville; nine grandchildren and nineteen great-grandchildren also survived. Funeral services for Mrs. Bennett will be held on Sunday, May 28, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Morning View Baptist Church with Rev. Bobby McDowell, Rev. Jeff Hulsey and Mr. Johnny Garrett officiating. Interment services will follow in the family lot of the Bellview Baptist Church Cemetery. Mrs. Bennett will lie in state at the church on Sunday prior to the service from 1:00 p.m. until the funeral hour. The following gentlemen will serve as pallbearers: Glenn Sorrells, Denny Sorrells, Ricky Sorrells, Darrell Sorrells, William Bowman and Matt Garrett. Honorary escorts will be Troy and Anita Clark, Joyce and Randall Atkins, Carolyn Braswell, Bobbie Barnes, Billy Abernathy and the Morning View Baptist Church Women’s Sunday School Class. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday evening, May 27, 2017 between the hours of 6:00 and 9:00 p.m. Freeman Harris Funeral Home is in charge of the funeral services for Mrs. Barbara Sorrells Bennett.
Mrs. Barbara Sorrells Bennett, age 83 of Rockmart, Georgia passed away Thursday, May 25, 2017. Mrs. Bennett was born July 17, 1933 in Paulding County, daughter of the late Jack Atkins and the late Kate Waddell Atkins. She was a member of the... View Obituary & Service Information
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