Ellen “A” Bentley, 81, of Fayetteville

Ellen “A” Bentley, age 81, of Fayetteville, died on September 29, 2010, of natural causes.

She is preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Marvin Bentley and daughter, Cheryl Smith.

She was a doting mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Ellen was very generous, loved her family, and loved family gatherings. She liked pretty things, pretty clothes, and loved to always have a fresh bouquet of flowers on her table. She enjoyed shopping and buying for others.

She is survived by her daughter, Linda Bohanon; best friends of over 60 years, Donnie Taylor of Tyrone; sisters, Gaynell Doggett of Covington, Sue Mitchell of Conyers, and Betty Cox of Conyers; grandchildren; Stephanie (Troy) Lewis of McDonough, Christi (Ryan) Johnson of Woodbury, Brian (Stephanie) Smith of Canton, Shane (Hayli) Smith of Locust Grove, and Cari (Cory) Croft of Gay; great-grandchildren, Kevin, Cameron, Logan, Chandler, Hannah, Hope, Reed, Riley, Rainey, Cade and Courtlin.

Her family will receive friends at Mowell Funeral Home, Fayetteville, on Friday, October 1, 2010 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. Funeral services are scheduled for Saturday, October 2, 2010 at 11:00 AM at the funeral home. Interment will be at Sherwood Memorial Park .

Carl J. Mowell & Son Funeral Home – www.mowellfuneralhome.com