Ernest Benjamin "Ben"  Wofford, age 82 of Conyers, Georgia passed away Friday,  January 24, 2014. He was the son of the late Dewitt and Pearl Sorrells Wofford.   Mr. Wofford  was a member of Evangel Community Church, where he was an  active member and a  deacon for 20 years, and United States Army Veteran serving during the Korean Conflict.  He is  predeceased by his wife of 66 years  Joyce Myra Nell Daniel Wofford,  sister Frances Bombara, and   son in law, Shelton DeGarmo. He is survived by Children:  Mike Wofford and wife Susan, Covington, Georgia, Patti Wofford and Brian, Monroe, Georgia, Audrey DeGarmo, Conyers, Georgia, Vicki Westbrook and husband Tony, Covington, Georgia, Pam Langley and husband Tony, Winder, Georgia. Grandchildren; Christy Kill, Joseph Harvey, Ben Wofford, Matthew Wofford, Summer Wofford, Chloe Langley, and Anthony Langley. Great Grandchildren; Parker Kill, and Presley Kill. Funeral services will be held Monday, January 27, 2014 at 10:00am at Evangel Community Church. Pastor Tim Gross will officiate. The body will lie in state at 9:30am, Monday, interment will follow in Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, Georgia. The family will receive friends from 6 PM to 8PM on Sunday, January 26, 2014 at Wages and Sons Funeral Home 1040 Main Street Stone Mountain, Georgia, 770-469-9811. In lieu of flowers, make donations to the Evangel Community Church Van Fund, 3857 Centerville Rosebud Road Snellville, Georgia 30039. The family is at the residence of his daughter, Audrey DeGarmo, 2204 Woodstream Court Conyers, Ga 30094. Online condolences may be expressed at www.wagesandsons.com

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  1. We loved Ben from the first day we ever met him! We love your family and have you in our hearts. Rom 8/28

  2. The Wofford family was my second family growing up. I always looked up to Ben and Myra with respect and love, they will always be in my heart. Now they are together again and we will see them when it’s our time. Much love to the entire family.

  3. Bill and I send our condolences to the entire Wofford family, especially Pam and Tony Langley, Chloe and Anthony. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Bill and Bette Myers

  4. The Wofford family and the Drummond family…one in the same. God bless you my dear friends. I love you all.

  5. We are so sorry for your loss. I, Elizabeth, loved Mr Ben and will truly miss him.
    Prayers and Love from both of us.

  6. My heartfelt sympathy is extended to my dear cousins–Mike, Patti, Vicki, Audrey and Pam (and their families). My Aunt Myra and Uncle Ben were very very special to me. I remember, as a child, coming to their home in West End (Atlanta). The memories of those visits are vivid. We always loved for the Wofford’s to “come down” to visit. Uncle Ben is now reunited with Aunt Myra —-and I am sure it is quite a reunion for sure. I know “the Wofford kids” have great memories of their dad and these memories will carry them through this sad loss.
    Sincerely,
    Cousin Jackie

  7. Dear Cousins,
    May God grant you peace and comfort in knowing that Uncle Ben is now pain free and happy in Heaven. He was an outstanding man who loved his family and cherished his life with Aunt Myra. I remember all the great times that we had as kids and I can still hear in my memory Uncle Ben’s chuckes and Aunts Myra’s laughs. I look forward to our reunion with all our family in Heaven one of these times. Mother sends her best wishes and love to each of you.

    Love you,
    Brenda

  8. Audrey, We are so sorry to hear the news of the passing of your dad. Our prayers are with you and your family during this time of sorrow. It was a great pleasure to know your dad. And I will always remember the times he came to the shop at Super 1 and we got to visit.. God Bless you and your family!! Brad, Judy and Kevin

  9. Ben and Myra were. Neighbors for years went to church together for many years. Close to JoEtta and myself: Myra and JoEtta will have greeted him by now and are resting at the feet of Jesus: together My love to the Girls and. Mike. May God bless you in your time of sorrow:

    Love. Edward F.Sanders

  10. Ben and Myra were. Neighbors for years went to church together for many years. Close to JoEtta and myself: Myra and JoEtta will have greeted him by now and are resting at the feet of Jesus: together My love to the Girls and. Mike. May God bless you in your time of sorrow:

    Love. Edward F.Sanders

  11. Ben was my first cousin and my mother, Verda Sorrells Cain, was his mother’s sister. At one time in Atlanta, My mother and I lived in the house on Oak Street , Atlanta, with Ben and Aunt Pearl and Uncle DeWitt. Ben and I were always close in age and had many good times when young. I had a long conversation with him on the phone during the Christmas holidays. I have lived in New Jersey for many, ,many years now. I am sorry to hear this news, and wish to give my condolences to all his many, many, family members. I would love to hear from any of his family members.

  12. My husband John Lambert & I would like to extend our sincere condolences to my cousin Ben Wofford’s family from up here in NJ. What a blessed reunion he has had with his lord and savior & his beloved Myra. May you all find comfort & may his wonderful zest for life live on in his children, grandchildren & great-children. What a legacy of love he has left behind. Keeping you all in prayer. God Bless.

  13. Kevin, Jonathan and I are so sorry for your loss. We are praying for your family to find strength during this difficult time.

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