CALHOUN James Edward Bennett, 57, departed this life Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at the Kindred Hospital in Rome, Ga.James was born on Feb. 17, 1955 in Hamilton County. He was preceded in death by his father, Fred Roy Bennett; brother, Joe Bennett.He is survived by his wife Alma Bennett, of Calhoun, Ga.; mother, Leona Bennett, of Chattanooga; sons and daughters-in-law, Troy and Wendy Lusk, of Hixson, Fred Roy and Melissa Bennett, of Sonoraville, Ga., James and Janet Bennett, of Signal Mountain; daughter and son-in-law, Sondra and Vance Griffith, of Soddy-Daisy; brother, David Bennett, of Soddy-Daisy; eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren.Services to celebrate the life of Mr. James Edward Bennett will be held at noon today, Jan. 26, 2013, at Bethel Baptist Church at 632 Lullwater Road, Red Bank, TN 37405, with Pastor Darrell Coffman officiating. He will lie in state at the church from 11 a.m. until noon. He will be laid to rest at Pierce Cemetery in Evansville, Tenn.Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.pondersfuneralhome.com. Arrangements by locally owned and locally operated, Ponders Calhoun Chapel, 675 Jolley Road,Calhoun, GA 30701, 706-625-7577.www.selectedindependentfuneralhomes.org and www.ogr.org.