ESSIE MAE LYNCH-BENNIGHT, 89, of Sugar Hill, Georgia, formerly of Paris,
died Saturday October 19, 2013 at Crabapple Hall in Alpharetta, Georgia.
Starrett Funeral Home will conduct graveside rites at 2:00 p.m. Friday
October 25, 2013 at Evergreen Cemetery, with Bishop Matt Terry officiating.
Essie was born October 23, 1925 in Maryneal, Texas, a daughter of William
Edward and Essie Estelle Faust Blankenship. She was a member of the Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter Day Saints.
She first married Hugh W. Lynch, Jr. on August 31, 1942, who preceded
her in death on September 9, 1989. She later married Ray Bennight, who also
preceded her in death. In addition to her husbands she was preceded in death by a son, Pete Lynch.
Survivors include three sons, Hugh W. "Bill" Lynch, III, of Sugar Hill
Georgia, Donald Lynch, of China, and Jack Lynch, of Houston; a daughter, Lyndia Sparks, of Las Vegas; nine grandchildren Hugh W. "Skip" Lynch, IV, Kelley Lorenz, Donald R. Lynch, Jr., Melissa Provard, Jamie Lynch, Michael Lynch, Christy Fogtman, Hanie Lynch and Renee May.