Georgianne Bennett, age 83, of Somerset, KY., departed this life on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, TN.

Georgianne was born on January 12, 1934 in Benton, IL., to the late Willard and Helen Margaret Jones Smith. She attended New Enterprise Baptist Church and she was a strong, independent woman who loved her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by two daughters, Karla (and Robert) Hoseclaw of Waynesburg, KY; Regina Gail Hensley of Somerset, KY; six step-children, Deborah Foster, Peggy Wilson, Patricia Toneyhill, Terri Ward, Bill Bennett, and David Bennett; six grandchildren; Jason Carl (and Darci) Petercheff, Shane (and Nicole) Hoseclaw, Joshua Tanner (and Susan) Hoseclaw, Rhonda Gail Petercheff  (and Ron Wesley), Lucas Jordan (and Ashley) Hoseclaw, and Charles Phillip Petercheff; twelve step-grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren, fourteen step great-grandchildren, two brothers, Tommy (and Curlene) Smith of Cincinnati, OH., and David (and Christine) Kearney of Austin, TX; and one sister, Nelda Rose Parks of Marion IL.

Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband, Carl Lee Hamm and her second husband, William Harold Bennett and a half-brother, C.J. Smith.

Visitation will be on Friday, October 6, 2017 from 10:00am until 12:00pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral Home.

Her funeral service will be held on Friday, October 6, 2017 at 12:00pm at the Chapel of Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Jim McKinney officiating. Burial will be at Bethany Memorial Cemetery in Louisville, KY. Pallbearers will be Jason Petercheff, Shane Hoseclaw, Joshua Tanner, Lucas Hoseclaw, Charles Petercheff, and Josh Bennett.

The family requests expressions of sympathy be made to Hospice of Lake Cumberland.

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Lake Cumberland Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Georgianne Bennett.