Cecil Lyman Bennett, 79, of Dawsonville, died July 30, 2018. Born April 15, 1939 to the late Laina Bennett and Gladys Jenkins Bennett, he was a lifelong resident of Dawson County. Cecil retired from Vineland Labs following 37 years of service after which he became a Community Liaison at Walmart where many will remember his warm wit and friendly smile. Mr. Bennett’s civic contributions included serving on the Dawson County Board of Commissioners and serving 25 years on the Dawson County Board of Education. He was a member of Liberty Baptist Church where he served as a deacon for 51 years as well as numerous other church positions and responsibilities. Cecil considered his greatest accomplishment and main source of happiness his wife, children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
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