Mylessa “Bo” Jane Bennett Zimmerman

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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