Miss Viola Bennett, age 87, of Buford, GA passed away on Monday, July 25, 2011. She was preceded in death by her parents, W. M. and Maude Cash Bennett; and brother, J. C. Bennett. She is survived by her sisters, Willie Bennett, Buford, GA and Bonnis Bennett, Buford, GA; brother and sister-in-law, Ottis and Elise Higgins Bennett, Buford, GA; nieces, Patti Bennett, Buford, GA and Gail Bennett Duran, Flowery Branch, GA; nephew, Steve Bennett and wife, Stacey Bennett, Flowery Branch, GA; great nephews and great nieces, Jason and Angela Cropper, Carrie and Denny Stone, Edie Bennett, Matt Bennett and Eli Bennett; and several great great-nieces and great great-nephews. Miss Bennett was born August 8, 1923 in Hall County, GA. She was a 1943 graduate of Flowery Branch High School in Flowery Branch, GA. She was a retired seamstress from Shadburn Gotham Hosiery Mill in Gainesville, GA. She was a member of Mt. Salem Baptist Church in Flowery Branch, GA. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, July 27, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Flanigan Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Wade officiating. Interment will follow at Friendship Community Baptist Church Cemetery in Buford, GA. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. and from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Arrangements by: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA, 770-932-1133, www.flaniganfuneralhome.com .