OBITUARY

Mr. John Benjamin Bottoms Sr.

January 3, 1948November 28, 2012

John Benjamin Bottoms, Sr., age 64, of Winder, GA, passed away Wednesday, November 28, 2012. He was preceded in death by his parents, James Thomas and Rubie Stephens Bottoms; his brother, Harry Royce Bottoms; and a niece, Jaime Furr. Survivors include his wife, Ruthie Hamrick Bottoms of Winder; three sons, John B. (Christine) Bottoms of Southside, AL, Joshua C. Smith of Athens, GA, and Simon J. Smith of Canton, GA; his daughter, Raina (Eugene) Chavis of Athens; a brother, Thomas Hugh Bottoms of Winder; a sister, Anne Lee Furr of Douglasville, GA; 15 grandchildren and one great-grandchild; two nephews, Christopher Bottoms of Suwanee, GA and Emmet D. Furr of Winder; two nieces, Teresa Furr of Douglasville and Deborah Furr of Tampa, FL; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins. A memorial service will be held at the First Baptist Church of Auburn, Auburn, GA, on Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 4:00 PM with Reverend Chris Parkin officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Lung Association (http://www.lung.org/donate/). Smith Funeral Home, Winder, GA, is in charge of the arrangements.

Services

  • Memorial Service Saturday, December 1, 2012
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Mr. John Benjamin Bottoms Sr.

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LINDA GREENWOOD HACKETT

December 19, 2012

I SUPPOSE WE SHOULD SAY THINGS IN THE LIVING YEARS...I WAS IN LOVE WITH HARRY AND YOU WERE HIS MISCHEVIOUS LITTLE BROTHER...I WAS 10 YEARS OLD...I'VE WONDERED ALL MY LIFE ABOUT YOU GUYS AND HOPED YOU DID WELL IN LIFE ALONG WITH YOUR BIG BROTHER. SEE YA LATER BENNY!

Marie M

December 8, 2012

May the family of Mr Bottoms be comforted by God's word. (Isaiah 65:17)

R.D. Smith

November 30, 2012

Rest In Peace Love To All

Toni Pinson

November 30, 2012

May God comfort your family during this difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Sherilyn

November 29, 2012

The family has lost another good soul.
Cousin Bennie's great big--and sometimes devious--smile always will be remembered. Bless him and all of us who shared love in life with him.
Cousin Sheri

Smith Memory Chapel, Inc.

November 28, 2012

Our thoughts are with the family and friends at this time.