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Dea. Willie C. Bentley, 75

Deacon Willie Charles Bentley was born on March 17, 1944 to the late Roy and Mattie Ward Bentley in Quitman, Georgia.  Of his 12 siblings, James (Elizabeth) Bentley, Irene (Sammy) Head, McAuthur (Gloria) Bentley and Forestine Bentley are surviving.

He attended William Bryant High School in Moultrie, Georgia. He was united in holy matrimony to Janie Ruth Head Bentley (Lillie) for 54 years. To this union five children were born; Willie Bernard (Suewanda) Bentley, Angela Teresa (David) Miller, Kathy Denise (Don) James, Lu Cindy Marie (James) Robinson, and Shameka (Tyrell) Bentley.  He was a faithful member of the Salem Missionary Baptist Church, Barney, Georgia well over 50 years. He served as a Deacon for over 30 years. He worked faithfully for many years at the CoCa-Cola factory in Moultrie, Swift Packaging Company and the Micro-Flo Company, Sparks, Georgia until his retirement in 2012.

He passed from labor to reward on July 18, 2019.  His legacy will continue to live on through his family, loved ones, church mates and friends.

Funeral services were Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 12:00 P.M. at Christian Love Bible Baptist Church in Valdosta, GA with Pastor Pernell Adams officiating. Burial followed in the Salem Baptist Church Cemetery in Barney, GA. Condolences may be made by visiting Stevens-McGhee Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. 

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  • Wednesday, July 31, 2019
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