Bentley, Dewayne "Bugs" (Summerville)

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Dewayne (Bugs) Bentley, 67, of Summerville, Georgia, died on Friday, Jan. 25, at Floyd Medical Center.

Mr. Bentley was born January 30, 1945, in Jamestown, Ala., the son of the late Clarence and Vera Ray Bentley. He was a retired truck driver and a veteran of the U.S. Army having served in the Vietnam Conflict.

Survivors include his wife, Gladys Johnson Bentley, children, Kelvin and Christina Bentley, Lori Jones, sisters, Barbara and Jerry Young, Sara Ruth Smith, Martha and Raymond Matthews, Betty Rogers, Vicki Bentley, brothers, Johnny Bentley, C.L. and Bobbie Bentley, Jackie and Gail Bentley, Ricky and Sandra Bentley, four grandchildren, Patrick Bentley, Abbie Bentley, Lacie Petitt, Leslie Jones, one great-grandchild, Caleb Dewayne Bentley and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 27, in the chapel of the Mason Funeral Home with Brother Alan Flood officiating.

The family will receive friends at the Mason Funeral Home on Sunday from 6:30 p.m. until the service hour. 


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