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Jessie L. Benton (Pattman) was born May 17, 1944 to Lucille Avery (Pattman) in Nicholson, GA. On September 4, 2022 Jessie L. Benton was called home to be with the Lord.
Jessie received her education in the public school system in Jackson County. Jessie later moved to Atlanta, GA and later was united in marriage to the late Roscoe Benton on July 16, 1983.
Jessie accepted the Lord as her personal savior and joined The Greater Springfield Baptist Church. She was a member under the late great Reverend Solomon Whitfield, Jr. She was faithful and served in many capacities. She was a member of the choir and a member of the usher board. She was an avid Sunday school member and was a member of the mother’s board.
She is preceded in death by her mother, Lucille Avery (Pattman) and her brother, Willie Avery Jr.
She leaves to cherish her memories, daughter Allicia Marquette Flournoy (Peaches); son, Demetrius Orlando Flournoy (Hurk); two sisters, Rosa Sailor and Ernestine Benson; her brother, Leon Avery; six grandchildren; seven great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Georgia Cremation, 3570 Buford Highway Suite 202 Duluth, Georgia 30096 is assisting the family with arrangements.