Age: 87 Address: Jacks Creek, Yancey County Date of Death: Friday, August 9, 2013 Arrangements: Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
Details: Jake Luke Bennett, 87, of Jacks Creek, passed away Friday, August 9, 2013, at Brookside Rehabilitation & Care. A native of Yancey County, he was a son of the late Fulton and Inez Peterson Bennett. He was also preceded in death by 2 sisters: June Bennett and Genavieve Johnson Forster. Jake enjoyed farming and gardening.
Surviving are a brother: Buster Bennett and wife, Wanda, of Spruce Pine; sisters: Louise Gardner of Travelers Rest, SC, and Mary Ellen Lane and husband, Jack, of Erwin, TN; a special nephew: Buddy Bennett and wife, Connie, of Johnson City, TN; 8 nieces: Rhonda, Pattie, Sue, Renita, Teresa, Judy, Cathy and Brenda; and several great nieces and nephews also survive.
A graveside service will be held at 2PM Sunday at Peterson Hill Cemetery on Peterson Branch Road at Green Mountain.
The family wishes to thank the staff of Brookside Rehabilitation & Care for their dedicated and compassionate care for Jake.