Mylessa "Bo" Jane Bennett Zimmerman

Thursday, November 8th, 1951 - Monday, February 15th, 2021
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Mylessa “Bo” Jane Bennett Zimmerman, age 69, of Clarkesville, passed away on Monday, February 15, 2021.

Born on November 8, 1951, in Jacksonville, Florida, she was a daughter of the late Grady and Dessie Segars Bennett. She was a homemaker and attended Rock Springs Baptist Church. Above all, she was a loving mother and grandmother.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Larry G. Zimmerman and sister, Jeri Orell.

Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Christy and Jim Brown of Clarkesville; grandchildren: Keylan Myers, Brooks Brown, and J. Brown; brother, Ricky “Bo Bo” Bennett of Cornelia; sisters, Phyllis Childs of Royston and Patricia Owens of Jacksonville, FL; and several nieces and nephews.

A private family graveside service will be held at Rock Springs Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm on Friday, February 19, 2021, at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made “In Memory of Bo Zimmerman” c/o Habersham County Transit, 4306 Toccoa Highway, Clarkesville, Georgia 30523.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia, Georgia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, February 19th, 2021 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    Friday, February 19th, 2021 6:00pm - 8:00pm
    McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home
    175 Vfw Post Road
    CORNELIA, GA 30531
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  • Interment

    Rock Springs Baptist Church Cemetery
    Rock Springs Road
    LULA, GA 30554
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Private Condolence

lynn powell

Posted at 11:09pm
To the family of Mrs Zimmerman,we at Union County 911 Dispatch are saddened to hear of the passing of your mother. Praying for comfort in the coming days .

Lynn and kasey
Uc 911

Jennifer Rosser

Posted at 02:30pm
Christy, I am so sorry for your loss. I love sweet Bo and will miss her dearly. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Love, Jennifer Rosser

Roger Beam

Posted at 08:40am
Christy, Jim and family. My heart and prayers go out to you and all of the family. Seek solace and comfort from God in this time of sorrow and the fact you will see her again one day.

Deborah Beam

Posted at 08:21pm
Christy, so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love you

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