Dr. Lawrence R. Bennett, 91, affectionately known as “Doc” or “Larry” passed away peacefully on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at Wayne Memorial Hospital under the care of Hospice of South Georgia surrounded by his loving family.

A celebration of life will begin with a memorial service at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 2, 2019 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Jesup with the Reverends Dee Shaffer and Steve Larson officiating.  A reception will follow immediately in the Parish Hall which all are encouraged to attend.

Honorary pallbearers will be his caregivers, Doc’s Pool Ladies and members of St. Paul’s Adult Sunday School Class, the Jesup Kiwanis Club, Wayne County NAACP, Mental Health Association of America and Penny’s Bible Study Group.

 In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 745 South Palm Street, Jesup, GA 31546, Wayne Counseling Center, 263 N. Brunswick St., Jesup, GA 31546, Hospice of South Georgia, 1625 Sunset Blvd., Jesup, GA 31545, the Wayne County NAACP, P.O. Box 956, Jesup, GA 31598, the Boys and Girls Club of the Altamaha Area, 550 East Orange Street, Jesup, GA 31546 or Jesup Kiwanis Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 892, Jesup, GA 31598.

A full obituary will be posted upon completion.