Ethel Mae Bennett, age 67, of Norcross, passed away Wednesday, December 20, 2017. Ethel is survived by her mom Ethel Ree Ward; children Dana Kendrick and Rashana Bennett; brothers Ruedon Ward and Thomas Ward; sisters Angeline Perry, Debra Sanders and Maureen Ward, grand children Gabriel Kendrick Jr and Chance Kendrick. A memorial service will be held at 1:00 P.M. on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel with Minister Charles Brooks officiating. The family will receive friends on Saturday, January 6, 2018 from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M. at Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30046. 770-277-4550. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for charitable donations be made in Ethel's name to Hospice Atlanta, 1244 Park Vista Drive NE Brookhaven, GA 30319, 404-869-3000. Condolences can be registered at www.wagesandsons.com.

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  1. Dana, wIth my deepest sympathy I send prayers and thoughts of comfort to you and you family during this time of sorrow.

  2. Dana, with a huge hug and much love.. Sorry for your loss! Keeping you and your family in my prayers. Love you so much..

  3. Earth has no sorrows that Heaven can not heal. With deepest sympathy. My family will continue to keep you all in our prayers. She waa a special jewel to everyone she came in contact with. She will be truly missed!

  4. Dane she will contunue to hold your, hand and guide you through this life. Mother/Father God provide strength, peace and understanding to Ethel’s family. And so it is.

  5. Dana & Rashawna Y’all Have My Deepest Sympothy . Your Mom was a beautiful person inside & out & I will always love her. Praying for strength & comfort during this time & that God brings u peace.

  6. To the family of my dear, dear friend my sincere condolences to you, weeping may endure for a night but joy cometh in the morning. May you be comforted during your time of bereavement.

  7. Those we love don’t go away, They walk beside us everyday. Unseen, unheard, but always near, Still loved, still missed, and very dear. Our DEEPEST Sympathy.

  8. Dana and family. I’m so sorry for your loss. I am praying for you and though this is a tough time know that she has gone home to be with God.
    Tina

  9. Shauna, Dana and Family,
    I was blessed to have the opportunity of knowing my PAL. She was a Great Lady, always had a kind word to say, full of laughter and joy. Ethel will live forever in our hearts.

  10. Worked with Ethel @ AT&T, we were few that got to go to California late 1995 & early 1996. She was a good person, RIP my friend

  11. Worked with Ethel at Avis and Marta.Ethel was a very sweet and classy lady! You will be missed. To the family, I pray for strength as the day goes by you will find comfort in your hearts.

  12. To Dana and Reshonda and the Ward family my deepest sympathy go to you all at your time of loss. May God strength be with you ……

  13. My heart felt condolences to to the family. Dania, Fl neighbors growing up just doors away. May God wrap his loving arms around you all.

  14. The Durham Family sends our deepest condolences to your family. May God be with you in your time of need. Prayer and love to you and your family.

  15. Sorry for your lost it’s always difficult when losing someone we love but at John 5:25 assures us that their is hope for the dead and soon we will be reunited with them my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

  16. To the family, we offer the quote of Helen Keller – “What we have once enjoyed deeply we can never lose. All that we love deeply becomes a part of us.”
    It was a true blessing for me and my spouse to know Ethel. We worked with Ethel at AT&T and she was not just a co-worker but a good friend. It’s not often you meet someone whose light shines bright when you are around them. Ethel’s light was always bright. We pray the love of God enfolds the family during your difficult times and He helps you heal with the passage of time.

  17. Her smile was infectious and was always dressed to a “T”. My prayer is that her smile will light up the hearts of her family and bring peace.

  18. To the family of Ethel Ward Bennett, our loved one has fought the fight, won the race and kept the faith, Fare Thee Well Ethel and may God be with you in the distant land until we meet again.

  19. My deepest sympathy and condolences to the family in the loss of your loved one. Her radiant smile and presence will be missed. RIP (Rest In Paradise)

  20. Dana and Family… During this difficult time, I will continue to keep you all in my prayers and my deepest condolences goes out to all of you.

  21. I am thankful for sweet memories of my dear friend Ethel Bennett from Dania Beach, Fl & Atlanta, GA. I can not believe she’s gone but I thank God for the awesome times we had here and when I visited her in the ATL and had lunch at a hotel the spins around on the top floor. She was my assistant choir director years ago at Full Gospel Church, Ft Lauderdale, Fl. She kept me ground, even when I thought I was ready to venture out in singing; there she told me I had to learn the Word in order to sing it. Yes! We also sang together in the Miami Meyro Mass Choir, with Pastors Muchael & Francine Norman. My dear Ethel take your rest in Jesus, until we meet again to sing in the heavenly choir. RIP

  22. Correction: I am thankful for sweet memories of my dear friend Ethel Bennett from Dania Beach, Fl & Atlanta, GA. I can not believe she’s gone but I thank God for the awesome times we had here in Florida and when I visited her in the ATL and had lunch at a hotel that has a spinning top floor. She was my assistant choir director years ago at Full Gospel Church, Ft Lauderdale, Fl. She kept me ground, even when I thought I was ready to venture out in singing; there she told me I had to learn the Word in order to sing it. Yes! We also sang together in the Miami Metro Mass Choir, with Pastors Michael & Francina Norman. My dear Ethel take your rest in Jesus, until we meet again to sing in the heavenly choir. RIP

  23. Our prayers are with my friend Ethel daughters may the LORD be with you in your time of loss. Stay Strong and God will take care of you. Sweet Ethel rest in peace you are in the presence of the LORD. FT.LAUDERDALE FLA.

  24. My deepest condolences Dana, to you and your family. My prayer is that God will cover all of you with His peace and strength during this difficult time. Ethel my dear sister, your light shines brighter than ever, now. Enjoy heaven until we meet again. 💜

  25. I’m so sorry for your loss Dana & Family. I pray the love of God enfolds you during your journey through grief.
    Sending you and your family thoughts of comfort.

  26. Dana & Family I’m so sorry for your loss. I pray the love of God enfolds you during your journey through grief.
    Sending you and your family thoughts of comfort.

  27. Dana I am so sorry for your loss. I pray that God grants you and your family the strength and love that you need during this difficult time. Sending love and prayers. Ethel RIP you are in my Prayers.

  28. My condolences to your family. Please know that my family and I send our love and prayers. I know this women of God Sis. Ethel Bennett is resting with her heavily father. She will definitely be missed. Love from Ruth, Tony and John Kelly.

  29. My condolences are extended to the family of Ethel Bennett, thanks for being such a little in a dark place. Your Victory Family will miss your spirit and your smile. May your influence continue to impact the next generations of witnesses for God. You will be missed and we pray that the hearts of your family the broken now will be mended with the knowledge that you go to a place that we all desire for eternity. May your spirit rest with the knowledge that you will not be forgotten but celebrated always.

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