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Deacon Walter "Hank" Benning
April 28, 2022
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Mr. Walter “Hank” Benning son of the late Willie Mae Benning and Henry Benning Sr. was born April 6,1953. He entered eternal life on Thursday, April 28, 2022, at Augusta University in Augusta, GA.
Hank was united in holy matrimony to the late Mrs. Pauline Dunn-Benning on September 28, 2013.
He was a faithful member of First Baptist Church, where he served on the Deacon Board, male choir, gospel choir, and taught children’s church.
Hank was preceded in death by his brothers, Robert Willie Benning, Noble Benning, Floyd Benning, and Elleax Benning, and his two sisters, Catherine Benning and Mary Lee Benning.
He leaves to cherish his memories: two sons, Quantee (Connie) Benning of Elberton, GA and Daniel Evans of Grovetown, GA; two daughters, Jasmine Benning of Lincolnton, GA and Whitney Griffin of Lincolnton, GA; one brother, Henry Benning Jr.( Marion) of Appling, GA and three sisters, Lear Bell Tutt of Lincolnton, GA, Rosa Lee Reid of Thomson, GA, and Claudia Mae Benning of Harlem, GA; four sisters-in-law, Lunette Benning of Appling, GA, and Daisy Benning of Augusta, GA, Annie Bee(Willie) Sturgis of Grovetown, GA, and Patricia (Lew) Downs of Grovetown, GA; two brothers-in-law, Clinton Rickerson of Appling, GA and David Dunn of Lincolnton, GA; mother-in-law, Annie Bee Dunn; a living aunt Martha Crawford; three grandchildren, Timdeijiah Johnson, Caleb Burns, and Gianna Cabral; a great-grandchild Ar’Mon Johnson and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.