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Athene Faye Exum

December 10, 1932 ~ November 8, 2019 (age 86)


Mrs. Athene Faye Exum, 86 of Lenox passed away Friday, November 8, 2019 at her residence.  Mrs. Exum was born December 10, 1932 to the late Ethan & Alice Fort Bennett.  She retired from Union Camp and was a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church.  

Survivors include her son, Lamar (Judy) Exum of Columbus, GA; grandchildren, Dawn Exum, Jeremy Exum, and Taylor Exum; great grandchildren, Lexi Exum, Lee Exum, Lige Exum, Shannon Greene, Kendan Greene, and Blaize Wright; one brother, Cedar Bennett of Brookfield; sister, Iretha Luke of Lenox; several nieces & nephews.  Mrs. Exum was preceded in death by her husband, Albert Exum; brothers, Wesley Bennett, Joe Bennett, L. K. Bennett, and Boss Bennett; sisters, Lola McCall, Susie Sellars, Nan Fender, Alma Castleberry, O'dell Avery, and Meryl Pritchard.

Funeral services will be held Monday, November 11, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Pine Grove Baptist Church with Rev. Mike Bennett officiating.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will be receiving friends Sunday evening from 6-8 p.m. at Purvis Funeral Home. 

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November 10, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Purvis Funeral Home
207 E. Mitchell St.
Adel, GA 31620

Funeral Service
November 11, 2019

2:00 PM
Pine Grove Baptist Church

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