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Marilyn (Stites) Bennett

May 16, 1937 ~ March 3, 2018 (age 80)

BENNETT, Marilyn
Ocala - Marilyn Bennett, 80, passed away Saturday, March 3, 2018 surrounded by her family at Hospice Legacy House.  Born May 16, 1937, in Delta, OH, to the late Martin and Lucille Stites. She was a manager for Belk in Gainesville, GA for many years and later owned and operated Designer One Jeans & Things clothing store. 

She is preceded in death by her sons, Tony and Gary; her sisters, Evelyn Myers, Fern Mikesell, and Doris Stites; and her brother, Curtis Stites.  She is survived by her loving husband of almost 56 years, Bobby Bennett; sons, Tracy Bennett (Betty), Troy Bennett (Rosita), Torey Bennett; daughter, Ann Osborne (Randy); sisters, Grace Colon-Miller (Dale), Ester Lowe (Vern); eight grandchildren, six great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral Service will be at 4:00 pm, Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at Friendship Baptist Church, Ocala, FL, following a viewing at 3:00pm. Interment will be later in Memorial Park Cemetery, Gainesville, GA. 







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