Benjamin H. "Ben" Lord Jr.

August 10, 1924March 10, 2018

Benjamin H. “Ben” Lord Jr., 93, of Athens, passed away Saturday, March 10, 2018.

A native of Oconee County, Mr. Lord was a son of the late Benjamin H. Lord Sr. and Polly Shelnut Lord and was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Laverne Mathews Lord; a son, Ben H. "Hamp" Lord III and a grandson, Ben H. Lord IV. He was a retired pharmacist.

Survivors include son, Mark Lord and daughter-in-law, Sue; daughter, Ann Maxey, all of Athens; grandson, Raymond Lord and great-grandchildren, Peyton and Wesley Lord.

A graveside service will be held Tuesday, March 13 at 12 p.m. at Evergreen Memorial Park with Rev. Jeff Thomas officiating.

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Bernstein Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


  • Graveside Service Tuesday, March 13, 2018

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