Jerry Benham
by Mark Andrews
Feb 24, 2014 | 498 views | 0 0 comments | 13 13 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Mr. Jerry Benham was born on Dec. 30, 1954, in Cartersville, and departed this life on Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014.

Jerry was the fifth of five children born to the late Charlie and Pearl Beavers Benham. He was preceded in death by his brother, Charlie William Benham Jr.; and grandparents, Will and Laura Benham, and Charlie and Mary Ellen Beavers.

Jerry joined Faith Temple Church of God In Christ at an early age. He was a lifelong resident of Cartersville. His early education was at Summer Hill Elementary School and he graduated from Cartersville High School.

Jerry was a talented basketball player at Cartersville High School and loved a good pick-up game. He enjoyed his music, Smokey Robinson and writing songs and poetry.

Precious memories will remain with his brother, Tommy (Shirley) Benham, and stepbrother, James Ronald Williams; sisters, Mary LeeWells and Betty Jo (Willie) Knox; three nephews, Scott (Tonya) Wells, Bradley Wells and Reico Knox; two nieces, Valenie (Brock) Wilkins and Neva Benham; aunt, Mary Frances Cooley; three great-nieces; four great-nephews; and host of cousins and friends.

Condolences may be expressed at www.makeppingerfuneralhome.com.

Mack Eppinger and Sons Funeral Service, Inc. has charge of arrangements.