CORDELE – Graveside funeral services for Irene M. Bentley will be held Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. at Forsyth City Cemetery in Forsyth, Ga. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the cemetery.

Mrs. Bentley passed away Monday, Oct. 24, 2016 at Cordelia Manor in Cordele, Ga. She was a native of Cordele and the daughter to the late Jim Henry Massey and the late Vera Ray Massey. She was predeceased in death by her husband James Hardy “Jim” Bentley; her brothers: Boyd Massey, Willie Massey, Ernest Massey and Thomas Massey; her sisters: Sallie Wilkes and Ida Pheil. She was a retired sales clerk with McConnell 5 & 10 and Castleberry Drug Store and a member of the First Baptist Church of Forsyth. She also enjoyed crafts and sewing.

Mrs. Bentley was survived by her siblings: Mary L. Lamberth of Byromville, Ga.; John H. Massey and his wife Nancy of Canton, Ga. and Louise Bush and her husband Ernie of Cordele, Ga. and several nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to Reflections Hospice, 202 East 4th Avenue Cordele Ga. 31015.

Online condolences may be left at www.hughesandwright.com. Hughes & Wright Funeral Home, Inc. is entrusted with these arrangements.